Photos of Hurricane Sandy flooded social media sites throughout the day Monday, with Facebook, Instagram and Twitter users in the storm’s path posting dramatic photos of waves, flooding and downed trees. (Some are fake, by the way.)

The outer bands of the hurricane brought strong winds, heavy rains and storm surges to the Jersey Shore and New York City throughout the day Monday, and Sandy was expected to make landfall Monday evening. Check out some photos published by those in Sandy’s path via social media: