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Hurricane Sandy’s Storm Surge Wreaks Havoc As Its Energy And Trajectory Stun Experts

Hurricane Sandy’s Storm Surge Wreaks Havoc As Its Energy And Trajectory Stun Experts

Even with a week to watch and model the projected outcomes of the hurricane dubbed Sandy, which joined two other wintery weather systems to become the hybrid super-storm now squatting over central Pennsylvania, the historic event has meteorologists stunned byt its sheer size, strength and behavior.

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Hurricane Sandy: Live Updates

Hurricane Sandy: Live Updates

The National Hurricane Center said that as of 5 a.m. Tuesday, the storm was moving westward across Pennsylvania and was centered about 90 miles west of Philadelphia. It lost its hurricane status on Monday and is now considered an extratropical cyclone. See Live Updates.

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Northeast Suffers Huge Damage in Storm’s Path

Northeast Suffers Huge Damage in Storm’s Path

As Hurricane Sandy churned inland as a downgraded storm, residents up and down the battered mid-Atlantic region woke on Tuesday to lingering waters, and darkened homes. The storm was the most destructive in the 108-year history of New York’s subway system,

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Sandy leaves death, damp and darkness in wake

Sandy leaves death, damp and darkness in wake

Millions of people from Maine to the Carolinas awoke Tuesday without power, and an eerily quiet New York City was all but closed off by car, train and air as superstorm Sandy steamed inland, still delivering punishing wind and rain.

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Catastrophic flooding hits Northeast as Sandy plows ashore

Catastrophic flooding hits Northeast as Sandy plows ashore

Superstorm Sandy surged inland late Monday, hitting the New Jersey shore and New York Harbor with incredible force. A levee in northern New Jersey failed to hold back Sandy’s storm surge on Tuesday, flooding at least four towns with up to 6 feet of water and forcing residents of one trailer park to climb onto their roofs to escape the rushing water.

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NASA Examines Hurricane Sandy as it Affects the Eastern U.S.

NASA Examines Hurricane Sandy as it Affects the Eastern U.S.

On Monday, Oct. 29, Hurricane Sandy was ravaging the Mid-Atlantic with heavy rains and tropical storm force winds as it closed in for landfall. The full moon on Monday could cause even greater flooding, because tides will be at their peak, and it was the possibility of a surge that prompted many to take precautions.

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Northeast braces against terrifying megastorm

Northeast braces against terrifying megastorm

Tens of thousands of people were ordered to evacuate coastal areas Sunday as big cities and small towns across the Northeast buttoned up against the onslaught of a superstorm threatening some 50 million people along the most heavily populated corridor in the nation.

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Dire Forecast as Hurricane Sandy Approaches US Coast

Dire Forecast as Hurricane Sandy Approaches US Coast

After causing heavy damage and at least 58 deaths in the Caribbean, Hurricane Sandy is expected to make landfall on the East Coast by Tuesday. No one can be certain how powerful it will become, but the signs are ominous.

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Sandy to Erode Many Atlantic Beaches

Sandy to Erode Many Atlantic Beaches

Nearly three quarters of the coast along the Delmarva Peninsula is very likely to experience beach and dune erosion as Hurricane Sandy makes landfall, while overwash is expected along nearly half of the shoreline.

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