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Superstorm Sandy (AP Photo)

Key figures on Superstorm Sandy, 6 months later

(The Associated Press) – Superstorm Sandy, a hybrid of a hurricane and two cold-weather systems, struck six months ago on Oct. 29, concentrating most of its fury on New Jersey, New York and Connecticut and becoming one of the most expensive storms in history.

04/29/2013

Workers at the National Hurricane Center. (AP Photo)

Sandy criticism prompts change in storm warnings

MIAMI (AP) — Responding to criticism after Superstorm Sandy, the National Hurricane Center said Thursday it would change the way it warns people about tropical storms that morph into something else.

04/04/2013

Cars piled up under damaged boardwalk after superstorm Sandy, Rockaway Beach, Queens, New York

Report: Sandy was USA’s 2nd-costliest hurricane

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Superstorm Sandy was the deadliest hurricane to hit the northeastern U.S. in 40 years and the second-costliest in the nation’s history, according to a report released Tuesday.

02/12/2013

Superstorm Sandy (AP Photo)

Report: Sandy’s winds felt as far west as Wis.

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Superstorm Sandy not only caused destruction up and down the East Coast, it also created wind gusts as far west as Wisconsin and as far north as Canada.

02/12/2013

Sandy moves inland after leaving 17 dead

NEW YORK (AP) – Superstorm Sandy is winding down and inching its way inland, leaving at least 17 people in seven states dead and more than 7 million power outages in its wake. New York […]

10/30/2012

14 rescued, 2 missing from tall ship off NC

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) – The Coast Guard has rescued 14 members of the crew forced to abandon the tall ship HMS Bounty caught in Hurricane Sandy off the North Carolina Outer Banks. The Coast Guard […]

10/29/2012

East Coast grinds to a halt as superstorm nears

NEW YORK (AP) – Forecasters say Hurricane Sandy is about 310 miles southeast of New York City, and the center of the storm is expected to be near the mid-Atlantic coast tonight. The National Hurricane […]

10/29/2012

Hurricane Sandy makes landfall in Cuba, heads toward Bahamas

HOLGUIN, Cuba (AP) – Hurricane Sandy has been rumbling across the mountains of eastern Cuba and is heading toward the Bahamas. The National Hurricane Center says Sandy is a Category 2 hurricane, with top winds […]

10/25/2012

Tropical Storm Sandy forms south of Jamaica

MIAMI (AP) – Tropical Storm Sandy developed south of Jamaica on Monday, becoming the 18th named storm of a busy Atlantic season that has seen only two hurricanes make landfall. Sandy was about 395 miles […]

10/22/2012

Hurricane Paul weakening as it races toward Baja

LOS CABOS, Mexico (AP) – Hurricane Paul was weakening rapidly and was “barely a hurricane” as it raced toward landfall Tuesday on a sparsely populated stretch of Mexico’s southern Baja peninsula. Still, civil protections authorities […]

10/16/2012

Miriam becomes major Pacific hurricane off Mexico

MIAMI (AP) – U.S. forecasters say Miriam has strengthened into a Category 3 hurricane well off Mexico’s Baja California peninsula. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami said Miriam is packing top sustained winds […]

09/24/2012

Bermuda braces for approaching Hurricane Leslie

HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) – Tourists are postponing holidays in Bermuda and locals are stocking up on emergency supplies as Hurricane Leslie approaches the wealthy British Atlantic territory. Hotel cancellations were reported across the territory, which […]

09/06/2012

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