STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- In the areas hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy, tempers are running high and fear is growing.
Below are some of the comments from people in New York and New Jersey, many of them said through tears and anger:
"I just spent $30,000 getting my home repaired and it's all gone."
"Forty-two years in my home, and I lost it. I can't take it."
"We have nothing. No credit cards. Nothing in our bank accounts, $15 in my pocket. No where to go. No electricity, no food, no gas."
"We are gonna die. You don't understand. You gotta get your trucks here on this corner.. now!"
Four days after Hurricane Sandy, rescue operations continue, but not quickly enough for those who feel forgotten.
New York Senator Chuck Schumer toured waterlogged neighborhoods of Staten Island.
"It's just killing me to know what these people have to go through," he said.
New Yorkers are facing another day of crippled transportation and power outages. Governor Cuomo is warning utility companies that they may face consequences for not properly preparing for Sandy.
In New York and New Jersey, the wait for gasoline is agonizing.
"It took us probably three hours to get into the city," said one driver. "There's no gas there, and just to say I think it's a shame what's happening. No one was prepared."
Worse still, forecasters say another wintry storm could develop after Election Day on the East Coast.
The National Weather Service's forecast center put out a long-range notice Thursday, saying that a nor'easter is possible for the mid-Atlantic and New England.
But knowing how weary people are on the East Coast, meteorologists say the storm is still six days away and a lot can change in that time.