UPDATE Sunday Noon: The center of Hurricane Sandy was located 250 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, N.C., at 11 a.m.\u00a0Sandy has maximum sustained winds of 75 MPH and is moving to\u00a0the northeast at 14 mph. Sandy is currently a Category 1 hurricane. The\u00a0central pressure for Sandy is beginning to fall indicating that the storm may\u00a0be strengthening, according to the state Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection. The National Hurricane Center is forecasting that Sandy will continue in a\u00a0generally northeast direction for the next 12 hours as the storm moves out\u00a0over open water off the East Coast. Sandy is forecast to move to a\u00a0position approximately 225 miles east of Cape Hatteras, N.C. by\u00a02 a.m. Monday, according to the state. Sandy is then forecast to intensify and grow in\u00a0size as the storm interacts with an approaching winter type storm system.Sandy is forecast to move Northwest to a position near the mid coast of New\u00a0Jersey by midnight Monday."Sandy is expected to be a very large and extremely dangerous hybrid\u00a0when the storm arrives Sunday night and Monday," according to the state. "Hybrid storms do\u00a0not act like hurricanes and do not weaken over cold waters."The National Weather Service has issued high wind warnings for the potential of very strong\u00a0winds sustained at 40-60 mph and gusting to 60-80 mph along the\u00a0coast and in the higher elevations at times. Coastal flood warnings have\u00a0been issued for the potential for major to record coastal flooding. The\u00a0Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection continue tomonitor the latest forecasts and will issue another update on Sandy at 2:30\u00a0this afternoon.