Clason Point residents choose to wait out Sandy

Many residents in Clason Point say they've decided not to heed a mandatory evacuation order ahead of Hurricane Sandy.

The neighborhood is one of several flood-prone areas in Zone A that were ordered by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to pack up on Sunday.

Neighbors say they'll be keeping a close eye on the weather just in case they have to make a quick move.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® 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®, Spectrum Networks® 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."