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SUBSCRIBE for Latest Reports on SANDY - www.youtube.com President Obama Gives WARNING to Americans To Take Hurricane SANDY Seriously (Speech at FEMA) Ahead of Hurricane Sandy's impending landfall, President Obama on Sunday visited the Federal Emergency Management Agency's headquarters for a briefing on the latest storm preparations. During a press conference after meeting with FEMA Director Craig Fugate, the president said: "My first message is to all people across the Eastern seaboard is that you need to take this very seriously." Ahead of Hurricane Sandy's impending landfall, President Obama visited the Federal Emergency Management Agency's headquarters in Washington, DC, for a briefing on the latest storm preparations. "[M]y first message is to all the people across the Eastern seaboard..., you need to take this very seriously and follow the instructions of your state and local officials," Mr. Obama said after meeting with FEMA Director Craig Fugate. The president also held a conference call with governors and mayors whose states and cities are likely to be impacted by the storm. Officials "don't yet know where it's going to hit," the president said, stressing, "This is a serious and big storm." The president said resources "are in place" to respond to Sandy and that local, state and federal governments are prepared to "respond big and respond fast." The storm, which is currently moving north over the Atlantic Ocean, is expected to veer west and hit the east coast and ...