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BLOOMSBURG, Pa. -- The National Hurricane Center has upgraded Sandy back to a hurricane and warns that "widespread impacts" are still expected into next week for the U.S. East Coast.

INTERACTIVE RADAR | Track Sandy's Path

The storm was expected to increase in speed and move away from the Bahamas and parallel to the southeast coast of the United States later this weekend.

PHOTOS | Sandy's Aftermath

Maximum sustained winds are back up to 75 mph today. However, the weather service explains that this system will likely go back and forth over the next 48 huors.

Sandy killed more than 40 people in the Caribbean, wrecked homes and knocked down trees and power lines.

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