UPDATE: Nov. 4 - One gas station in Little Ferry, NJ still without power is now using a gasoline powered pump to pump gasoline in small quantities.
Gasoline lines in areas north of I-195 continue to stretch for miles and waits remain long.
South of I-195, there are more stations open and fewer and shorter lines, in some places, none at all.
Sent in from David McPhedran, this picture shows gas barges lined up on the Hudson River from 70th St. heading south.
It looks like gas is on its way, but shortages and rationing are still planned for days to come.
This morning in New Jersey we saw mile long gas lines and people we spoke to were thinking very seriously before driving anywhere.
Many were using gas cans to get smaller amounts for generators and also cars in order to avoid the huge lines.
Governor Christie has signed an executive order declaring a state of emergency and gas rations in 12 New Jersey counties.
License plates with an odd last digit can get gas on odd numbered days and plates with a last even digit can fill up on even numbered days.
For the purposes of the ration, zero is considered even.
UPDATE: Police are on hand at many gas stations and the situation is tense.
From Jack Lind, police are on loudspeakers in Ocean Township warning people online to stay orderly.
We will continue to keep you updated on the gas situation in New Jersey.
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