Hurricane Sandy is causing havoc in the Northeast.  Get information as it's disseminated by local law enforcement by getting text messages from Nixle.

What happens when roads flood and power lines come down?  Area law enforcement agencies, including Utica Police, are using an alert system called Nixle.  The service will send text alerts to you phone when you text your zip code to 888777.

The photo above?  Taken by our sister station in Atlantic City showing a flooded Black Horse Pike.