Hurricane Sandy (unofficially known as "Superstorm Sandy") was the deadliest and most destructive hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, as well as the second-costliest hurricane in United States history. Classified as the eighteenth named storm, tenth hurricane and second major hurricane of the year, Sandy was a Category 3 storm at its peak While it wathe storm became the largest Atlantic hurricane on record (as measured by diameter, with winds spanning 1,100 miles
3 A driver maneuvers his car along a wet road as a wave crashes against the Malecon in Havana, Cuba, on October Hurricane Sandy blasted across eastern Cuba on Thursday as a potent Category 2 storm and headed for the Bahamas. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa) #
Hurricane Sandy Aims For East Coast As a ‘Frankenstorm’ - As Category 2 Hurricane Sandy continues to lash the Bahamas with strong winds, heavy rain, and a damaging storm surge, computer models were projecting even more dire scenarios for locations along the East Coast of the U.S. from Virginia north to Maine, with an intense, perhaps even historic, storm making landfall there early next week. Most projections from Thursday were indicating that Sandy will slam much of the northeastern…
The Complete Story of Sandy: a Timeline of Horror and Recovery
The Category 1 hurricane is set to rock the Eastern seaboard tonight into the early week (tell me about it, stud) and already has tens of millions of people longing for those bygone summer nights. GROAN!