President Obama to tour Sandy damage

Aerial survey, walking tour planned

President Obama is traveling Thursday to New York to tour Hurricane Sandy damage and meet with local officials, first responders, FEMA staff and families recovering from the storm, a White House official said.

His visit will include an aerial tour of storm damage with Governor Andrew Cuomo, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, homeland security secretary Janet Napolitano and HUD secretary Shaun Donovan.

He will also visit to a local FEMA Disaster Recovery Center and take a walking tour of an impacted neighborhood.

New York Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand will travel with the President aboard Air Force One.