Sandy

Winds from Sandy make for good Chicago surfing

CHICAGO (AP) – Hundreds of miles from its turbulent center, superstorm Sandy’s outer bands were violent enough to rip up near-record high waves Tuesday on Lake Michigan, sending a community of avid surfers in Chicago […]

10/30/2012

Storm brings more wind, rain to Northeast

NEW YORK (AP) – It could be days before people in much of the Northeast can see their lives start to return to normal, in the aftermath of a storm that has left at least […]

10/30/2012

Storm's cost may hit $50B; rebuilding to ease blow

WASHINGTON (AP) – Superstorm Sandy will end up causing about $20 billion in property damages and $10 billion to $30 billion more in lost business, according to IHS Global Insight, a forecasting firm. In the […]

10/30/2012

Sandy's death toll climbs; millions without power

NEW YORK (AP) – Millions of people from Maine to the Carolinas awoke Tuesday without electricity, and an eerily quiet New York City was all but closed off by car, train and air as superstorm […]

10/30/2012

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

At least 10 deaths blamed on Superstorm Sandy

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — At least 10 deaths are being blamed on Superstorm Sandy, which has knocked out power to over 3 million people across the East. Sandy slammed into the New Jersey coastline […]

10/29/2012

Facebook, Twitter abuzz with hurricane chatter

(AP) – Whether you call it Frankenstorm, Stormpocalypse or simply Hurricane Sandy, the giant weather system barreling up the East Coast is a favorite topic of conversation on social media from Facebook to Twitter. As […]

10/29/2012

Google creates interactive map to track Sandy

The Google Crisis Response team has assembled a Hurricane Sandy map with emergency preparedness information such as: Location tracking, including the hurricane’s current and forecasted paths, courtesy of the NOAA-National Hurricane Center Public alerts, including […]

10/29/2012

Sandy pounds Bahamas after killing 21 in Caribbean

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Sandy raged through the Bahamas early Friday after leaving 21 people dead across the Caribbean, following a path that could see it blend with a winter storm and reach the […]

10/25/2012

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

Jamaica feels the brunt of Hurricane Sandy

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) – Jamaica is being pounded with heavy rain from Hurricane Sandy. It’s bringing a powerful storm surge as it heads for landfall near the country’s most populous city. The hurricane is on […]

10/24/2012

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