Nightly News | October 28, 2012
>> there are also evacuations for low-lying areas along the connecticut coast. katie turr is on the beach in fairfield for us tonight. katie, good evening.
>> reporter: and lester, the wind has been picking up pretty steadily off long island sound all evening. no rain as of yet has, expected until tomorrow. people here in fairfield are hearing take heed, they are -- not to mention the hundreds of thousands in this state who are without power for days on end. yes, there are mandatory evacuations here in fairfield and other low lying coastal areas but people said they would have left anyway. they could not stay here any longer. the mayor has mandatory evacuation for fairfield and along the coast. and lester, they are hoping here that they're only having to prepare for the worst not having to repair because of it. the good news is that people are heeding those mandatory evacuation orders.