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Hurricane Sandy, 2012

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    • Sandy, Hurricane, 2012
    • Superstorm Sandy, 2012
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    • found: Wikipedia, Oct. 30, 2012(Hurricane Sandy; the largest Atlantic hurricane in diameter on record, with its winds stretching about 1,100 miles from end to end, was a late-season tropical cyclone that affected the Greater Antilles, the Bahamas, the Eastern United States, and Eastern Canada. The eighteenth tropical cyclone and named storm and tenth hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, Sandy developed from a tropical wave in the western Caribbean Sea on October 2. On October 24, Sandy was upgraded to a hurricane, shortly before making landfall in Jamaica. On October 29, 2012, at 7 p.m. EDT, Sandy was declared a post-tropical cyclone)
    • found: National Hurricane Center website, Oct. 30, 2012:home page > Post-Tropical Cyclone Sandy > Storm archive (Hurricane Sandy)
    • found: Hurricane Sandy : how long will the recovery take?, via Christian Science monitor website, Oct. 30, 2012(Millions of people were left reeling in the aftermath of the whipping winds and heavy rains of the massive storm Sandy on Tuesday as New York City and many parts of the eastern United States struggled with epic flooding and extensive power outages. The storm killed at least 40 people, including at least 18 in New York City, and insurance companies started to tally billions of dollars in losses.)
    • found: State-by-state guide to Hurricane Sandy, via New York times website, Oct. 29, 2012, viewed on Oct. 30, 2012(Hurricane Sandy)
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    • 2012-10-30: new
    • 2013-02-05: revised
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