Update: Watch WNBC's live coverage of the fallout of Superstorm Sandy.

Hurricane Sandy is pelting the Northeast, and the deadly storm has the potential to cause serious damage. For some background, check out our guide to the storm, or read about potential consequences of this freakish nor'easter. You can also see footage from the last time North America encountered such a freakish nor'easter: a 1938 'Frankenstorm' that ravaged New England. And see what the Twittersphere is saying about the storm with our Twitter take.

Watch the Weather Channel's Hurricane Sandy coverage:

More Hurricane Sandy coverage:

-Hurricane Sandy: 4 ways the huge 'Frankenstorm' is hammering America

-Hurricane Sandy: Does it help President Obama politically?

-INTERACTIVE MAP: Follow Hurricane Sandy's progress in real time

-The last 'Frankenstorm': Video of the 1938 nor'easter that ravaged New England