'Frankenstorm' on course to clobber East Coast Summary: Hurricane Sandy could be downgraded to a tropical storm if it follows its projected collision course to hit the Jersey shore on Tuesday. IT workers had better prepare. By Andy Smith | October 25, 2012 -- 19:14 GMT (12:14 PDT) Previous | Next Image 3 of 4 Here are the current wind speeds from Sandy. Topics: Nasa / Space, Outage Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.