(RNN) – Hurricane Sandy has gained strength and picked up speed, and will make landfall between 6 and 8 p.m. Monday on the southern New Jersey or central Delaware coast.
The storm dubbed "Frankenstorm" will slam into coast packing sustained winds of 90 mph with gusts up to 115 mph.
As of the 3 p.m. EST advisory from the National Weather Service, Sandy was located 85 miles southeast of Atlantic City, NJ and 160 miles south of New York.
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Due to severe weather forecast for the eastern United States, United Airlines and several other major airlines have canceled more than 6,000 selected flights to and from mid-Atlantic and northeast airports.
On Monday, the airline started limiting or suspending service at several airports in the region, including at its hubs at Newark Liberty International Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport.