Canarsie homeowners hit hard by Sandy keep eye on Joaquin

As Hurricane Joaquin strengthens in the Atlantic Ocean, people in the area hit hard by Superstorm Sandy nearly three years ago are keeping a close eye on the storm's path.



The basements and lower levels of many homes in Canarsie flooded in 2012 when the storm ravaged the East Coast.



One woman who bought her home in Canarsie right after Superstorm Sandy says she had to gut it and renovate it, and says the idea of possibly having to do that again is very stressful.



News 12 spoke with other people in Canarsie who are remaining optimistic that Hurricane Joaquin won't follow in Superstorm Sandy's footsteps.



There remains a chance that the hurricane could completely miss the area, but wet weather is still on its way due to an approaching nor'easter.


sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."