October 29th, 2012
01:49 PM ET
(CNN) – Hurricane Sandy is a powerful storm that will affect millions of people, U.S. President Barack Obama said Monday.
"We are certain that this is going to be a slow-moving process through a wide swath of the country, and millions of people are going to affected," Obama said, speaking to reporters from the White House after a Situation Room briefing on the storm.
Obama called on Americans to heed local storm evacuation orders. Anyone who doesn't follow evacuation orders, he said, is "putting first responders in danger."
From around the web