WOODBURY - ? Shelters in both Nassau and Suffolk counties are open as Sandy continues to close in on the northeast.

The Red Cross is working overtime to provide adequate shelter ahead of Hurricane Sandy's landfall.

In Nassau, Levittown Memorial High School and Locust Valley High School are among several locations where shelters are open.

If you have pets, a pet shelter has been opened at Nassau Mitchell Athletic Field Complex in Uniondale.

In Suffolk County, Sachem East High School and Hampton Bays High School are some of the many shelters set up. Suffolk County officials say you must evacuate if you live in surge zones in Babylon, Islip, Brookhaven, Riverhead, Southampton and Southold.

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