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Looking back: Superstorm Sandy

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  • LINDENHURST, NY - OCTOBER 31: Gary Silberman surveys his home that was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Lindenhurst, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
  • FREEPORT, NY - OCTOBER 29: Kira Brizill of Freeport leads family members north on South Long Beach Avnue as high tide and winds from Hurricane Sandy combine to flood the area on October 29, 2012 in Freeport, New York. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
  • FREEPORT, NY - OCTOBER 29: A truck moves north on South Long Beach Avenue as high tide and winds from Hurricane Sandy combine to flood the area on October 29, 2012 in Freeport, New York. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
  • FREEPORT, NY - OCTOBER 29: Members of the Bayview Hose Company No. 3 of the Freeport Fire Department survey the situation on South Long Beach Avenue as high tide and winds from Hurricane Sandy combine to flood the area on October 29, 2012 in Freeport, New York. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: Tourists walk through Times Square as Hurricane Sandy begins to affect the area on October 29, 2012 in New York City. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City will bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: A police car sits in Times Square as Hurricane Sandy begins to affect the area on October 29, 2012 in New York City. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City will bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: People walk by sand bags in front of a building in Times Square as Hurricane Sandy begins to affect the area on October 29, 2012 in New York City. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City will bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • AT SEA - OCTOBER 29: In this handout GOES satellite image provided by NASA, Hurricane Sandy, pictured at 1440 UTC, churns off the east coast on October 29, 2012 in the Atlantic Ocean. Sandy, which has already claimed over 50 lives in the Caribbean is predicted to bring heavy winds and floodwaters to the mid-Atlantic region. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: People pose for pictures on the Rockaway Beach Boulevard ahead of Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012 in the Queens borough of New York City. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City's bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)
  • CAPE MAY, NJ - OCTOBER 29: Waters from Hurricane Sandy start to flood Beach Ave. on October 29, 2012 in Cape May, New Jersey. Later today the full force of Hurricane Sandy is expected to hit the New Jersey coastline bringing heavy winds and floodwaters. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • FREEPORT, NY - OCTOBER 29: Jerry Smith of South Long Beach Avenue watches his dogs take a dip in the flooded street in front of his home as high tide and winds from Hurricane Sandy combine to flood the area on October 29, 2012 in Freeport, New York. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
  • ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - OCTOBER 29: A car sits in a flooded street near the ocean ahead of Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Governor Chris Christie's emergency declaration is shutting down the city's casinos and 30,000 residents were ordered to evacuate. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images
  • FREEPORT, NY - OCTOBER 29: Maria Petillo of Freeport makes her way up a flooded Guy Lombardo Avenue as high tide and winds from Hurricane Sandy combine to flood the area on October 29, 2012 in Freeport, New York. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
  • FREEPORT, NY - OCTOBER 29: People make their way up a flooded Guy Lombardo Avenue as high tide and winds from Hurricane Sandy combine to flood the area on October 29, 2012 in Freeport, New York. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
  • CAPE MAY, NJ - OCTOBER 29: Andy Becica stands on the beach watching the heavy surf from Hurricane Sandy wash in on October 29, 2012 in Cape May, New Jersey. Later today the full force of Hurricane Sandy is expected to hit the New Jersey coastline bringing heavy winds and floodwaters. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • CAPE MAY, NJ - OCTOBER 29: The Cape May Lighthouse can be seen as heavy surf from Hurricane Sandy pounds the shoreline on October 29, 2012 in Cape May, New Jersey. Later today the full force of Hurricane Sandy is expected to hit the New Jersey coastline bringing heavy winds and floodwaters. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • CAPE MAY, NJ - OCTOBER 29: A man walks through flood waters caused by Hurricane Sandy, on October 29, 2012 in Cape May, New Jersey. Later today the full force of Hurricane Sandy is expected to hit the New Jersey coastline bringing heavy winds and floodwaters. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: People walk through a flooded street as Hurricane Sandy moves closer to the area on October 29, 2012 in the Red Hook section of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City will bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening. (Photo by Spencer
  • CAPE MAY, NJ - OCTOBER 29: Donald Wistozt (L) and Joe Wagner walk on the docks flooded by Hurricane Sandy, on October 29, 2012 in Cape May, New Jersey. Later today the full force of Hurricane Sandy is expected to hit the New Jersey coastline bringing heavy winds and floodwaters. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 28: People secure the power line to a home as Hurricane Sandy approaches on October 28, 2012 in the Rockaway Beach neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a mandatory evacuation on low-lying coastal areas of the city. Sandy, which has already claimed over 50 lives in the Caribbean is predicted to bring heavy winds and floodwaters to the mid-Atlantic region. Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images.
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: A man stands on a dock in Broad Channel as Hurricane Sandy begins to affect the area on October 29, 2012 in the Queens borough of New York City. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City's bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 28: (AFP-OUT) U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement after a briefing on Hurricane Sandy at FEMA Headquarters on October 28, 2012 in Washington, D.C. Sandy, which has already claimed over 50 lives in the Caribbean, is predicted to bring heavy winds and floodwaters as the mid-atlantic region prepares for the damage. Photo by Dennis Brack-Pool/Getty Images.
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 28: People shop at a hardware store as Hurricane Sandy approaches on October 28, 2012 in the Rockaway Beach neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a mandatory evacuation on low-lying coastal areas of the city. Sandy, which has already claimed over 50 lives in the Caribbean is predicted to bring heavy winds and floodwaters to the mid-Atlantic region. Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images.
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: People look out at the Brooklyn Bridge October 29, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City will bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - OCTOBER 29: A man walks down a flooded street ahead of Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's emergency declaration shut down the city's casinos and 30,000 residents were ordered to evacuate. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: People wade through flood water in Broad Channel as Hurricane Sandy begins to affect the area on October 29, 2012 in the Queens borough of New York City. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City's bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Ima
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: Streets are flooded in Broad Channel as Hurricane Sandy begins to affect the area on October 29, 2012 in the Queens borough of New York City. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City's bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: A woman crosses 34th Street ahead of Hurricane Sandy October 29, 2012 on eastside of Manhattan in New York City. Sandy, which has already claimed over 50 lives in the Caribbean is predicted to bring heavy winds and floodwaters to the mid-Atlantic region. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)
  • CAPE MAY, NJ - OCTOBER 29: A man stands on the beach as heavy surf from Hurricane Sandy pound the shoreline, on October 29, 2012 in Cape May, New Jersey. Later today the full force of Hurricane Sandy is expected to hit the New Jersey coastline bringing heavy winds and floodwaters. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: People walk past sandbags on a flooded street as Hurricane Sandy moves closer to the area on October 29, 2012 in the Red Hook section of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City will bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening. (Photo b
  • CAPE MAY, NJ - OCTOBER 29: Joe Wagner (L), and Donald Wistozt (R), walk on the docks flooded by Hurricane Sandy, on October 29, 2012 in Cape May, New Jersey. Later today the full force of Hurricane Sandy is expected to hit the New Jersey coastline bringing heavy winds and floodwaters. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • MONTAUK, NY - OCTOBER 29: A wave crashes against the shore while person stands on a porch as Hurricane Sandy moves up the coast October 29, 2012 in Montauk, New York. Sandy, which has already claimed over 50 lives in the Caribbean, is predicted to bring heavy winds and floodwaters to the mid-Atlantic region. (Photo by Sheila Rooney/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 29: Federal workers stack sandbags outside the Internal Revenue Service building as the leading edge of Hurricane Sandy moves across the nation's capital on October 29, 2012 in Washington, DC. Hurricane Sandy is expected to make landfall later this evening in southern New Jersey. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 29: A tourist struggles against gusting winds as the leading edge of Hurricane Sandy moves across the nation's capital on October 29, 2012 in Washington, DC. Hurricane Sandy is expected to make landfall later this evening in southern New Jersey. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
  • ARLINGTON, VA- OCTOBER 29: Reagan National Airport is nearly deserted as the leading edge of Hurricane Sandy moves across the nation's capital on October 29, 2012 in Arlington, Virginia. Hurricane Sandy is expected to make landfall later this evening in southern New Jersey. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: A man fishes near the Verrazano Bridge as Hurricane Sandy begins to affect the area on October 29, 2012 in the in Brooklyn borough of New York City. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • WINTHROP, MA - OCTOBER 29: Waves crash over Winthrop Shore Drive as Hurricane Sandy comes up the coast on October 29, 2012 in Winthrop, Massachusetts. Hurricane Sandy, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow to a wide area on the U.S. East Coast. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
  • WINTHROP, MA - OCTOBER 29: Waves crash over Winthrop Shore Drive as Hurricane Sandy comes up the coast on October 29, 2012 in Winthrop, Massachusetts. Hurricane Sandy, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow to a wide area on the U.S. East Coast. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
  • CAPE MAY, NJ - OCTOBER 29: An emergency vehicle drives down Ocean Avenue which is flooded from Hurricane Sandy, on October 29, 2012 in Cape May, The New Jersey coastline is feeling the full force of Sandy's heavy winds and record floodwaters. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • FREEPORT, NY - OCTOBER 29: Residents of Freeport make their way up Guy Lombardo Avenue as high tide and winds from Hurricane Sandy combine to flood the steets on October 29, 2012 in Freeport, New York.The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
  • FREEPORT, NY - OCTOBER 29: Joseph Arpaio of Massapequa abondons his car on 5th Street in Lindenhurst as high tide, rain and winds flood local streets on October 29, 2012 in Lindenhurst, New York. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: A wave crashes over the hull of a tugboat in New York Harbor during the arrival of Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012 in New York City. The core of Sandy's force is supposed to hit the New York area Monday night. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
  • CAPE MAY, NJ - OCTOBER 29: Ocean Avenue is flooded caused by Hurricane Sandy, on October 29, 2012 in Cape May, The New Jersey coastline is feeling the full force of Sandy's heavy winds and record floodwaters. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: Police officers and fire fighters guard a scaffolding in the process of collapsing due to Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012 in New York City. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: Cranes atop One World Trade Center are seen on October 29, 2012 in New York City. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
  • PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 29: Two women try to hold on to their umbrellas in a wind soaked rainfall as Hurricane Sandy approaches October 29, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter ordered that all city offices be closed Monday and Tuesday due to potential damage from Hurricane Sandy. Public transit will remain shut down as well.(Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: A young boy runs along Rockaway Beach as Hurricane Sandy begins to affect the area on October 29, 2012 in the Queens borough of New York City. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City's bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)
  • AMITYVILLE, NY - OCTOBER 29: A fallen tree blocks South Ireland Avenue as Long Island is hit by Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012 in Amityville, New York.The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
  • LINDENHURST, NY - OCTOBER 29: A resident pulls a woman in a canoe down 6th Street as high tide, rain and winds flood local streets on October 29, 2012 in Lindenhurst, New York. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: Part of a crane boom is seen hanging off a building under construction on West 57th Street on October 29, 2012 in Manhattan, New York City. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City will bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)
  • Oct. 29, 2012: WKYC's Dave Summers reporting from Lake Erie as Hurricane Sandy makes her arrival. Photo: WKYC-TV.
  • US President Barack Obama speaks to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) workers after receiving a briefing on hurricane Sandy at FEMA headquarters in Washington on October 28, 2012. Photo courtesy of NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty. Images
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: People pose for pictures on the Brooklyn Bridge as Hurricane Sandy begins to affect the area on October 29, 2012 in New York City. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City will bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: A man runs through a news broadcaster's shot in Battery Park during the arrival of Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012 in New York City. The core of Sandy's force is supposed to hit the New York area Monday night. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: Waves pick up on the East River ahead of Hurricane Sandy on eastside of Manhattan on October 29, 2012 in New York City. Sandy, which has already claimed over 50 lives in the Caribbean is predicted to bring heavy winds and floodwaters to the mid-Atlantic region. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)
  • WINTHROP, MA - OCTOBER 29: People brave the wind as heavy waves crash over Winthrop Shore Drive driven by Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012 in Winthrop, Massachusetts. Hurricane Sandy, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow to a wide area on the U.S. East Coast. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
  • WINTHROP, MA - OCTOBER 29: People brave high winds and waves along Winthrop Shore Drive as Hurricane Sandy comes up the coast on October 29, 2012 in Winthrop, Massachusetts. Hurricane Sandy, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow to a wide area on the U.S. East Coast. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
  • WINTHROP, MA - OCTOBER 29: A woman pulls a piece of porch off her home as water crashes over her on Winthrop Shore Drive as heavy winds and waves rip the region from Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012 in Winthrop, Massachusetts. Hurricane Sandy, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow to a wide area on the U.S. East Coast. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
  • WINTHROP, MA - OCTOBER 29: People brave high winds and waves along Winthrop Shore Drive as Hurricane Sandy comes up the coast on October 29, 2012 in Winthrop, Massachusetts. Hurricane Sandy, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow to a wide area on the U.S. East Coast. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
  • ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - OCTOBER 29: A car drives down a flooded street as Hurricane Sandy moves up the coast on October 29, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Governor Chris Christie's emergency declaration is shutting down the city's casinos and 30,000 residents were ordered to evacuate. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
  • ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - OCTOBER 29: A man stands on a dry patch of sidewalk on a flooded street as Hurricane Sandy moves up the coast on October 29, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Governor Chris Christie's emergency declaration is shut down the city's casinos and 30,000 residents were ordered to evacuate. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
  • ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - OCTOBER 29 People walk down a flooded street as Hurricane Sandy moves up the coast on October 29, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Governor Chris Christie's emergency declaration is shutting down the city's casinos and 30,000 residents were ordered to evacuate. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
  • LEWES, DE - OCTOBER 29: Local residents take shelter at Cape Henlopen High School as Hurricane Sandy approaches October 29, 2012 in Lewes, Delaware. Hurricane Sandy is expected to make landfall between Atlantic City and Cape May around 6p.m. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
  • CAPE MAY, NJ - OCTOBER 27: Burt Myrich of Wildwood Crest, New Jersey boards up a home in preparation for Hurricane Sandy October 27, 2012 in Cape May, New Jersey. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has ordered mandatory evacuations of the barrier islands in New Jersey by 4 p.m. Sunday, including the Atlantic City casinos as Hurricane Sandy threatens the east coast. Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images.
  • CAPE MAY, NJ - OCTOBER 27: Workers at Stockton Manor raise a table saw from possible flood waters in preparation for Hurricane Sandy October 27, 2012 in Cape May, New Jersey. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has ordered mandatory evacuations of the barrier islands in New Jersey by 4 p.m. Sunday, including the Atlantic City casinos as Hurricane Sandy threatens the east coast. Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images.
  • LIDO BEACH, NY - OCTOBER 27: Motorists head north on the Loop Parkway as Hurricane Sandy approaches on October 27, 2012 in Lido Beach, New York. Sandy is expected to head up the East Coast this weekend and make a possible landfall anywhere from North Carolina to New England. Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images.
  • Residents find higher ground as the water level continues to rise in Leogane, Haiti, Friday, October 26, 2012. Leogane has endured five consecutive days of rain due to the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, which caused serious flooding and claimed over 28 lives throughout Haiti.
  • Ft. Lauderdale Public Works crew shovel sand back over seawall along A1A at Las Olas after high tides and wind pushed the sand on to Ft. Lauderdale Beach, Florida, Friday, October 26, 2012.
  • A resident of Leogane, Haiti, makes her way to her home as the water level continues to rise, Friday, October 26, 2012. Residents of the Leogane have had five consecutive days of rain due to the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, which caused serious flooding and claimed over 28 lives throughout Haiti.
  • Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) workers lay down plywood over subway grates at the Staten Island Ferry Terminal to prevent flooding in New York, U.S., on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012.
  • ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - OCTOBER 28: A sign announcing the closure of the Trump Casino stands in the lobby as Hurricane Sandy approaches on October 28, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie ordered Atlantic City's 12 casinos to shut down and surrounding states have also declared a state of emergency. Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images.
  • WESTPORT, CT - OCTOBER 28: Earth movers build protective berms on Compo Beach as the first signs of Hurricane Sandy approach on October 28, 2012 in Westport, Connecticut. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images.
  • WESTPORT, CT - OCTOBER 28: A man walks out of a store with a shoping cart of water as people prepare for Hurricane Sandy on October 28, 2012 in Westport, Connecticut. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that New York City will close its bus, subway and commuter rail service Sunday evening. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images.
  • WESTPORT, CT - OCTOBER 28: People stand on recently built protective berms to look out at Long Island Sound on Compo Beach as the first signs of Hurricane Sandy approach on October 28, 2012 in Westport, Connecticut. The storm, which could affect tens of millions of people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow in parts of Ohio and West Virginia. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images.
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 28: Ambulances gather outside of NYU Langone Medical Center in preparation for evacuations on the eastside of Manhattan October 28, 2012 in New York City. Sandy, which has already claimed over 50 lives in the Caribbean is predicted to bring heavy winds and floodwaters to the mid-Atlantic region. Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images.
  • ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - OCTOBER 28: Trump employee Lou Ciabatoni empties a trash can on the boardwalk in front of the Trump Casino as Hurricane Sandy approaches on October 28, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie ordered Atlantic City's 12 casinos to shut down and surrounding states have also declared a state of emergency. Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images.
  • HICKSVILLE, NY - OCTOBER 28: Joseph Klein of Sayville, New York is assisted by Lowe's employee Ormani Rivera after his purchase of a generator as Hurrican Sandy approaches on October 28, 2012 in Hicksville, New York. Sandy, which has already claimed over 50 lives in the Caribbean is predicted to bring heavy winds and floodwaters to the mid-atlantic region. Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images.
  • LONG BEACH, NY - OCTOBER 28: Benny looks on as his owner Fred of Long Beach fills sand bags as Hurrican Sandy approaches on October 28, 2012 in Long Beach, New York. Sandy, which has already claimed over 50 lives in the Caribbean is predicted to bring heavy winds and flooding to the mid-atlantic region. Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images.
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 26: Andy Lugo talks on the phone after stocking up on supplies for branches of First Republic Bank in anticipation of disruption from storm elements of Hurricane Sandy on October 26, 2012 in New York City. Some New Yorkers are preparing for possibly devastating effects from the approaching storm.
  • Elderly men look at the damage caused by hurricane Sandy in their retirement house in Cueto, Bayamo, 750 km east of Havana, on October 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy claimed 11 lives as it tore across Cuba Thursday, leaving a path of destruction in the eastern part of the island, officials in Havana said.
  • A Cuban elderly man remains in his house, destroyed by hurricane Sandy, on October 25, 2012.
  • A man walks amid the destruction caused by hurricane Sandy in Cueto, Bayamo, 750 km east of Havana, on October 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy claimed 11 lives as it tore across Cuba Thursday, leaving a path of destruction in the eastern part of the island, officials in Havana said.
  • Locals walk across flooded streets of La Plaine, Haiti, Thursday, October 25, 2012, while trying to recover from the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
  • US President Barack Obama speaks to the press after receiving a briefing on hurricane Sandy at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in Washington on October 28, 2012. President Barack Obama called on Americans Sunday to take Hurricane Sandy 'very seriously,' urging them to heed the instructions of local and state authorities. Photo courtesy of NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images.
  • A house is destroyed by heavy flooding from Hurricane Sandy October 25, 2012 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Hurricane Sandy barreled toward the Bahamas Thursday as a powerful category two storm, after battering Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba and claiming three lives so far. The US-based National Hurricane Center said the storm was packing winds of up to 105 miles (165 kilometers) per hour as it moved north, near the top of the category two range on the five-rung Saffir-Simpson wind scale.
  • Haitians travel a flooded street in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy October 25, 2012 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
  • A man walks amid the destruction caused by hurricane Sandy in Mayari, Holguin, 750 km east of Havana, on October 26, 2012.
  • A few inches of water floods onto A1A during a storm surge on Ft. Lauderdale Beach, Florida, Friday, October 26, 2012, as Hurricane Sandy passes to the east.
  • Melba Unsworth, of Bradenton, photographs the wicked weather on Ft. Lauderdale Beach, Florida, Friday, October 26, 2012, as Hurricane Sandy passes to the east.
  • A pedestrian's umbrella is turned inside out as high winds hit it as the outer bands of Hurricane Sandy are felt on October 25, 2012 in Miami Beach, Florida.
  • An empty cargo ship leaves Port Everglades amid stormy conditions on Ft. Lauderdale Beach, Florida, Friday, October 26, 2012, as Hurricane Sandy passes to the east.
  • A woman looks from the door of her house at the destruction caused by hurricane Sandy.
  • A man works on securing his sailboat with rope as the outer bands of Hurricane Sandy are felt on October 25, 2012 in Miami Beach, Florida.
  • A pelican fights with the wind produced by Hurricane Sandy's outer bands at Haulover Beach in Miami, Florida, on Thursday, October 25, 2012.
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 28: A man shops for bottled water at a supermarket as Hurricane Sandy approaches on October 28, 2012 in the Rockaway Beach neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a mandatory evacuation on low-lying coastal areas of the city. Sandy, which has already claimed over 50 lives in the Caribbean is predicted to bring heavy winds and floodwaters to the mid-Atlantic region. Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images.
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 28: A family shops for bottled water at a supermarket as Hurricane Sandy approaches on October 28, 2012 in the Rockaway Beach neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a mandatory evacuation on low-lying coastal areas of the city. Sandy, which has already claimed over 50 lives in the Caribbean is predicted to bring heavy winds and floodwaters to the mid-Atlantic region. Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images.
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 28: Two families who live side by side install a wall of sandbags to protect their basement as Hurricane Sandy approaches on October 28, 2012 in the Rockaway Beach neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a mandatory evacuation on low-lying coastal areas of the city. Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images.
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 28: People board up their business as Hurricane Sandy approaches on October 28, 2012 in the Rockaway Beach neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a mandatory evacuation on low-lying coastal areas of the city. Sandy, which has already claimed over 50 lives in the Caribbean is predicted to bring heavy winds and floodwaters to the mid-Atlantic region. Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images.
  • A man looks down at a boarded up Broad Street subway station across the street from the New York Stock Exchange in New York October 28, 2012 as residents of lower Manhattan evacuate the city in preparation for Hurricane Sandy. Photo courtesy of TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images.
  • People try to get through the aisles at Whole Foods Market in midtown in New York October 28, 2012 as residents do last minute food shopping in preparation for Hurricane Sandy. Photo courtesy of TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images.
  • A sign of the doors at Bloomingdales in midtown in New York October 28, 2012 as stores begin to close down in preparation for Hurricane Sandy. Photo courtesy of TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images.
  • AT SEA - OCTOBER 28: In this handout GOES satellite image provided by NASA, Hurricane Sandy, pictured at 1740 UTC, churns off the east coast as it moves north on October 28, 2012 in the Atlantic Ocean. Sandy, which has already claimed over 50 lives in the Caribbean is predicted to bring heavy winds and floodwaters to the mid-Atlantic region. Photo by NASA via Getty Images.
  • CAPE MAY, NJ - OCTOBER 28: A loader surfer takes advantage of the heavy surf caused by the approaching hurricane Sandy, on October 28, 2012 in Cape May, New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy is expected to hit the New Jersey coastline sometime on Monday bringing heavy winds and floodwaters. Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images.
  • WILDWOOD, NJ - OCTOBER 28: Workers secure a store front to help minimize wind damage from approaching hurricane Sandy, on October 28, 2012 in Wildwood, New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy is expected to hit the New Jersey coastline sometime on Monday bringing heavy winds and floodwaters. Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images.
  • Thomas Kraidy (L) plays with his dogs Kelo (C) and King (2nd R) with his relatives Deztin Lankford (2nd L) and Cherokee Lankford (R) at a pet friendly shelter in the Milford Middle School gymnasium in Milford, Delaware, October 28, 2012, after they were evacuated from their home in Dover, DE, due to Hurricane Sandy's eminent landfall in the area. Photo courtesy of JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images.
  • Rosalyn Woodson (R) reads her Bible at a shelter in the Milford Middle School gymnasium in Milford, Delaware, October 28, 2012, after she and her husbnad Levan were evacuated from their home in Harrington, DE, due to Hurricane Sandy's eminent landfall in the area. Photo courtesy of JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images
  • CAPE MAY, NJ - OCTOBER 28: A loader makes a sand barrier on the beach to help stop storm surge from approaching hurricane Sandy, on October 28, 2012 in Cape May, New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy is expected to hit the New Jersey coastline sometime on Monday bringing heavy winds and floodwaters. Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images.
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 28: A woman walks with her dog past Con Edison trucks lined up in Union Square in preparation for Hurricane Sandy damage on October 28, 2012 in New York City. Sandy, which has already claimed over 50 lives in the Caribbean, is predicted to bring heavy winds and floodwaters as the mid-atlantic region prepares for the damage. Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images.
  • Timothy O'Hara (2nd R) practices kick boxing with his five-year-old son Isaiah (C) as his wife April (3rd R) watches from a make-shift bed while their daughters Nehemiah (L) and Tiana (2nd L) play at a shelter in the Milford Middle School gymnasium in Milford, Delaware, October 28, 2012, after they were evacuated from their home in Rehoboth Beach due to Hurricane Sandy's eminent landfall in the area. Photo courtesy of JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images.
  • ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - OCTOBER 28: People wait to be evacuated by bus from the Atlantic City Convention Center ahead of Hurricane Sandy on October 28, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Governor Chris Christie's emergency declaration is shutting down the city's casinos and 30,000 residents are being told to evacuate. Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images.
  • LONG BEACH, NY - OCTOBER 28: A bulldozer moves sand to help protect the shoreline in front of the Allegria Hotel as Hurricane Sandy approaches on October 28, 2012 in Long Beach, New York. The storm, which could affect tens of millions of people in the eastern third of the U.S., and has already killed 50 people in the Carribean, is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow in parts of Ohio and West Virginia. Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images.
  • Raymond Souza carries away a ladder after boarding up Tidal Rave's 5 & 10 gift shop on the boardwalk in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, October 28, 2012 ahead of Hurricane Sandy's landfall. US emergency officials braced for the potentially massive impact of a so-called 'Frankenstorm' Sunday as Hurricane Sandy lumbered north in the Atlantic Ocean, poised to hit the eastern seaboard with torrential rains and gale-force winds. Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images.
  • People walk by a boarded up restaurant on the boardwalk in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, October 28, 2012 ahead of Hurricane Sandy's landfall. Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images
  • OCEAN CITY, NJ - OCTOBER 28: Ed Wicks secures plywood over the windows of a hair salon to protect from the high winds of approaching Hurricane Sandy, on October 28, 2012 in Ocean City, New Jersey. New Jersey is expected to be hit hard by approaching storm sometime on Monday, bringing heavy winds and floodwaters. Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images.
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 28: Construction workers carry boards of wood to cover air vents that could cause the New York subway system to flood in preparation for Hurricane Sandy on October 28, 2012 in New York City. The MTA has announced that at 7:00 PM EST they plan an orderly shutdown and suspension of all subway, bus and commuter railroad service in reponse to the storm. Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images.
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 28: Construction workers cover air vents that could cause the New York subway system to flood in preperation for Hurricane Sandy on October 28, 2012 in New York, United States. The MTA has announced that at 7:00 PM EST they plan an orderly shutdown and suspension of all subway, bus and commuter railroad service in reponse to the storm. Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images.
  • LONG BEACH, NY - OCTOBER 28: Residents of Long Beach prepare as Hurricane Sandy approaches on October 28, 2012 in Long Beach, New York. The storm, which could affect tens of millions of people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow in parts of Ohio and West Virginia. Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images.
  • Justin Forman walks through the surf as tidal surge from Hurricane Sandy comes ashore at Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, October 28, 2012.US emergency officials braced for the potentially massive impact of a so-called 'Frankenstorm' Sunday as Hurricane Sandy lumbered north in the Atlantic Ocean, poised to hit the eastern seaboard with torrential rains and gale-force winds. Photo courtesy of JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images.
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 28: A Home Depot employee helps a customer prior to the arrival of Hurricane Sandy on October 28, 2012 in New York, United States. Sandy, which has already claimed over 50 lives in the Caribbean, is predicted to bring heavy winds and floodwaters as the mid-atlantic region prepares for the damage. Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images.
  • LONG BEACH, NY - OCTOBER 28: Only a few bread items remain on the shelves at the Waldbaums grocery store as Hurricane Sandy approaches on October 28, 2012 in Long Beach, New York. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that New York City will close its bus, subway and commuter rail service Sunday evening. Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images.
  • ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - OCTOBER 28: People wait to be evacuated by bus from the Atlantic City Convention Center ahead of Hurricane Sandy on October 28, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Governor Chris Christie's emergency declaration is shutting down the city's casinos and 30,000 residents are being told to evacuate. Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images.
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 28: People pass sandbags and boarded windows while leaving a supermarket as Hurricane Sandy approaches on October 28, 2012 in the Rockaway Beach neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a mandatory evacuation on low-lying coastal areas of the city. Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images.
  • Elizabeth Roe shields he son Teddy from the wind as tidal surge from Hurricane Sandy comes ashore at Cape Heniopen State Park in Lewes, Delaware, October 28, 2012. The superstorm was expected to make landfall somewhere between Virginia and Massachusetts early Tuesday, possibly causing chaos during the frenzied last days of campaigning before the November 6 US presidential vote. Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images.
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 28: Bridget Donnelly walks on a sandbag wall outside her home as Hurricane Sandy approaches on October 28, 2012 in the Rockaway Beach neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a mandatory evacuation on low-lying coastal areas of the city. Sandy, which has already claimed over 50 lives in the Caribbean is predicted to bring heavy winds and floodwaters to the mid-Atlantic region. Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images.
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 28: People bag sand for sandbags as Hurricane Sandy approaches on October 28, 2012 in the Rockaway Beach neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a mandatory evacuation on low-lying coastal areas of the city. Sandy, which has already claimed over 50 lives in the Caribbean is predicted to bring heavy winds and floodwaters to the mid-Atlantic region. Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images.
  • LONG BEACH, NY - OCTOBER 30: A section of an old dock is seen destroyed by flooding from Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in Long Beach, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)
  • LONG BEACH, NY - OCTOBER 30: Sections of the old boardwalk are seen destroyed by flooding from Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in Long Beach, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 31: A firefighter stands in the remains of a home in the Rockaway neighborhood destroyed by fire during Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: Over 50 homes destroyed in a fire during Hurricane Sandy are viewed October 30, 2012 in the Breezy Point neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. New York City was hit especially hard with widespread power outages and significant flooding in parts of the city. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - OCTOBER 30: People stand on a mound of construction dirt to view the area where a 2,000-foot section of the 'uptown' boardwalk was destroyed by flooding from Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: Over 50 homes destroyed in a fire during Hurricane Sandy are viewed October 30, 2012 in the Breezy Point neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: Homes destroyed during Hurricane Sandy are viewed October 30, 2012 in the Breezy Point neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. New York City was hit especially hard with widespread power outages and significant flooding in parts of the city. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 31: Residents walk by homes and businesses destroyed by fire during Hurricane Sandy in the Rockaway neighborhood on October 31, 2012 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • People walk down a flooded road October 31, 2012 in Hoboken, New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy which made landfall along the New Jersey shore, has left parts of the state and the surrounding area flooded and without power. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Blaine Badick walks through flood waters with her dogs while leaving home October 31, 2012 in Hoboken, New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy which made landfall along the New Jersey Shore, has left parts of the state and the surrounding area flooded and without power. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 31: A firefighter stands among the remains of homes burned down in the Rockaway neighborhood during Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 31: The foundations to the historic Rockaway boardwalk are all that remain after it was washed away during Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in the Queens borough of New YorkCity. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 31: A woman looks at damage in the Rockaway neighborhood where the historic boardwalk was washed away during Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 31: People walk by cars piled on top of each other in the Rockaway neighborhood where the historic boardwalk was washed away during Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 31: The foundations to the historic Rockaway boardwalk are all that remain after it was washed away during Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: Homes destroyed during Hurricane Sandy are viewed on October 30, 2012 in the Breezy Point neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York. New York City was hit especially hard with wide spread power outages and significant flooding in parts of the city. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • NYCstorm4: NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: Workers clean up a fallen tree October 30, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: The Brooklyn Battery Tunnel is flooded after a tidal surge caused by Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012 in Manhattan, New York. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)
  • AVALON, NJ - OCTOBER 30: A flower pot boat floats in front of a bait and takle store on flooded Ocean Ave., on October 30, 2012 in Avalon, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: Cars are left parked on a flooded street, caused by Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012, in the Lower East Side of New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: People stand by a hole that has formed at a construction site on South Street Seaport in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012 in Manhattan, New York. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: The Brooklyn Battery Tunnel is flooded after a tidal surge caused by Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012 in Manhattan, New York. The storm has claimed at least 33 lives in the United States, and has caused massive flooding across much of the Atlantic seaboard. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: Jolito Ortiz helps sweep water out of his friend's apartment while cleaning up after flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012, in the Lower East Side of New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: The Brooklyn Battery Tunnel is flooded after a tidal surge caused by Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012 in Manhattan, New York. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: Over 50 homes destroyed in a fire during Hurricane Sandy are viewed October 30, 2012 in the Breezy Point neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: Homes destroyed during Hurricane Sandy are viewed on October 30, 2012 in the Breezy Point neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: A firefighter looks through debris of a fire that destroyed over 50 homes during Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in the Breezy Point neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: A Virgin Mary is all that remains from a home which was destroyed during Hurricane Sandy October 30, 2012 in the Breezy Point neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • AVALON, NJ - OCTOBER 30: People stand in front of house on flooded Ocean Ave., on October 30, 2012 in Avalon, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: A truck drives through a flooded street, caused by Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012, in the Lower East Side of New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: People walk past a flooded street, caused by Hurricane Sandy, near the north side of Ground Zero on October 30, 2012 in the Financial District of New York, United States. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
  • UNION, NJ - OCTOBER 31: Customers line up to refill gasoline tanks along Route 22, October 31, 2012 in Union, New Jersey. Though nearly lined with gas stations, only two had both electricity and fuel to dispense as residents continue to cope with widespread damage and region-wide power outages resulting from Hurricane Sandy. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
  • LONG BRANCH, NJ - OCTOBER 31: A church cross (Top C) stands amid wreckage from Superstorm Sandy at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean on October 31, 2012 in Long Branch, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
  • SEA BRIGHT, NJ - OCTOBER 31: Boats are strewn among buildings amid wreckage from Superstorm Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Sea Bright, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
  • LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - OCTOBER 31: New Jersey Natural Gas technician Carlos Rojas inspects a leaking gas main that is under water at a home damaged by Hurricane Sandy, on October 31, 2012 in Long Beach Island, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - OCTOBER 31: Homes sit in ruin next to the Atlantic Ocean after being destroyed by Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
  • The view of storm damage over the Atlantic Coast from the helicopter following Marine One with US President Barack Obama and Governor Chris Christie as they view the storm damage in Seaside Heights, New Jersey, on October 31, 2012. (Photo by DOUG MILLS/AFP/Getty Images)
  • The view of storm damage over the Atlantic Coast from the helicopter following Marine One with US President Barack Obama and Governor Chris Christie as they view the storm damage in Seaside Heights, New Jersey, on October 31, 2012. (Photo by DOUG MILLS/AFP/Getty Images)
  • LONG BEACH, NY - OCTOBER 31: Robert Justh drags a hose while attempting to drain a flooded basement, caused by Hurricane Sandy, on October 31, 2012 in Long Beach, New York. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: People exit a Metro-North train arriving in Grand Central Terminal during the morning rush on November 1, 2012 in New York City. Some trains are back up and running into Grand Central following shutdowns in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. Subway train service in the city is back in a limited capacity, but with much of lower Manhattan still without power, trains are not running there and busses are replacing them. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
  • Commuters travel through the 59th Street subway station on November 1, 2012 in New York during the first day of limited subway after Hurricane Sandy. The storm left large parts of York City without power and transportation. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
  • REHOBOTH BEACH, DE - OCTOBER 29: A repair truck pass a flooded street as Hurricane Sandy approaches October 29, 2012 in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Hurricane Sandy is expected to make landfall between Atlantic City and Cape May around 6p.m. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
  • LINDENHURST, NY - OCTOBER 31: Gary Silberman looks out to an area that was his bedroom after it was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Lindenhurst, New York, United States. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
  • LONG BEACH, NY - OCTOBER 31: Residents attempt to restore order to their street, which experienced heavy flooding and dune erosion due to Hurricane Sandy, on October 31, 2012 in Long Beach, New York. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
  • FARMINGDALE, NY - OCTOBER 31: Trick-or-Treaters make their way past a downed tree in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Farmingdale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
  • FARMINGDALE, NY - OCTOBER 31: Trick-or-Treaters make their way past a downed tree in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Farmingdale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
  • SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - OCTOBER 31: Rescue workers gather around a house wrecked by Superstorm Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
  • LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - OCTOBER 31: City workers turn off a water main on a street filled with sand from Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Long Beach Island, New Jersey. Earlier in the week Hurricane Sandy made landfall on New Jersey coastline bringing heavy winds and record floodwaters. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - OCTOBER 31: A car is buried in sand that was washed in from Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Long Beach Island, New Jersey. Earlier in the week Hurricane Sandy made landfall on New Jersey coastline bringing heavy winds and record floodwaters. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - OCTOBER 31: Earth movers push sand off the road that was washed in from Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Long Beach Island, New Jersey. Earlier in the week Hurricane Sandy made landfall on New Jersey coastline bringing heavy winds and record floodwaters. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - OCTOBER 31: A natural gas leak bubbles the water at home damaged by Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Long Beach Island, New Jersey. Earlier in the week Hurricane Sandy made landfall on New Jersey coastline bringing heavy winds and record floodwaters. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 31: Damage is viewed in the Rockaway neighborhood where the historic boardwalk was washed away during Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 31: Firefighters walk among the remains of homes burned down in the Rockaway neighborhood during Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 31: The remains of homes burned down in the Rockaway neighborhood during Hurricane Sandy are viewed on October 31, 2012 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 31: Firefighters stand among the remains of homes in the Rockaway neighborhood destroyed by fire during Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - OCTOBER 31: Homes are surrounded by sand washed in by Superstorm Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
  • SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - OCTOBER 31: Homes wrecked by Superstorm Sandy sit amongst sand washed ashore on October 31, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
  • SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - OCTOBER 31: Destroyed homes wrecked by Superstorm Sandy sits in the middle of a street on October 31, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
  • SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - OCTOBER 31: Rescue workers (LOWER L) walk past homes wrecked by Superstorm Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 31: A firefighter stands in the remains of a home in the Rockaway neighborhood destroyed by fire during Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • The shadow of Air Force One is cast on the ground as it prepares to land in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on October 31, 2012 with US President Barack Obama to visit areas hardest hit by the unprecedented cyclone Sandy. (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
  • LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - OCTOBER 31: Marine One carrying U.S. President Obama flies over homes damaged by Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Long Beach Island, New Jersey. Earlier in the week Hurricane Sandy made landfall on New Jersey coastline bringing damaging winds and record floodwaters. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: Water floods the Plaza Shops in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012 in Manhattan, New York. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)
  • Oct. 30, 2012: Snow in Columbus, OH. Photo taken and submitted by Traci Beitzel.
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: A couple walks in the rain as a darkened Manhattan is viewed after much of the city lost electricity due to the affects of Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 30: A fallen tree lies along the side of 14th St NW following Hurricane Sandy's track through the nation's capital October 30, 2012 in Washington, United States. Hurricane Sandy caused widespread damage along the east coast of the United States with the New York City area taking the brunt of the damage. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
  • Oct. 30, 2012: Snow in Columbus, OH. Photo taken and submitted by Traci Beitzel.
  • Oct. 30, 2012: Snow in Columbus, OH. Photo taken and submitted by Traci Beitzel.
  • Oct. 30, 2012: Snow in Columbus, OH. Photo taken and submitted by Traci Beitzel.
  • Oct. 30, 2012: Snow in Columbus, OH. Photo taken and submitted by Traci Beitzel.
  • OCTOBER 30: A flooded street in a section of Brooklyn is viewed after the city awakens to the affects of Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in New York, United States. At least 15 people were reported killed in the United States by Sandy as millions of people in the eastern United States have awoken to widespread power outages, flooded homes and downed trees. New York City was his especially hard with wide spread power outages and significant flooding in parts of the city. (Photo by Spencer Pla
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: Cars floating in a flooded subterranian basement following Hurricaine Sandy on October 30, 2012 in the Financial District of New York, United States. The storm has claimed at least 16 lives in the United States, and has caused massive flooding accross much of the Atlantic seaboard. US President Barack Obama has declared the situation a 'major disaster' for large areas of the US East Coast including New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: Portable, upended flood dikes are viewed on a flooded street in a section of Brooklyn after the city awakens to the affects of Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: Debris litter a flooded street in a section of Brooklyn after the city awakens to the affects of Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • Oct. 30, 2012: A look at Sandy's impact at Cedar Point in Sandusky. Photo courtesy of CedarPoint.com.
  • OCTOBER 30: A flooded street in a section of Brooklyn is viewed after the city awakens to the affects of Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in New York, United States. At least 15 people were reported killed in the United States by Sandy as millions of people in the eastern United States have awoken to widespread power outages, flooded homes and downed trees. New York City was his especially hard with wide spread power outages and significant flooding in parts of the city. (Photo by Spencer Pla
  • CAPE MAY, NJ - OCTOBER 30: People come out to see the heavy surf that was caused by Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012 in Cape May, New Jersey. The New Jersey coastline felt the full force of Sandy's heavy winds resulting in record floodwaters and power cuts as US President Barack Obama declared the situation a 'major disaster' for large areas of the US East Coast including New York City. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • Oct. 30, 2012: Damage from Superstorm Sandy in downtown Cleveland. Photo by Amanda Barren, WKYC-TV.
  • Oct. 30, 2012: Snow in Columbus, OH. Photo taken and submitted by Traci Beitzel.
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: The facade of an apartment building collapsed October 29, 2012 in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, New York. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City will bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: Water is pumped from a basement during Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012 in New York City. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City will bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: A soldier looks out from his personelle carrier during the landfall of Hurricane Sandy, on October 29, 2012, in the Financial District of New York, United States. Hurricane Sandy, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City will bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening (Photo by Andrew
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: Rising water, caused by Hurricane Sandy, rushes into a subterranian parking garage on October 29, 2012, in the Financial District of New York, United States. Hurricane Sandy, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City will bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening (Photo by Andrew Burt
  • AT SEA - In this handout satellite image provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Hurricane Sandy's huge cloud extent of up to 2,000 miles churns over the Bahamas, as a line of clouds associated with a powerful cold front approaches the U.S. east coast on October 26, 2012 in the Atlantic Ocean. Sandy is expected to head up the East Coast this weekend and make a possible landfall anywhere from North Carolina to New England.
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: Power outage seen on October 29, 2012 in Manhattan, New York. Hurricane Sandy, which threatens 50 million people in the Mid-Atlantic area of the United States, is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City bus, subway and commuter rail services as of Sunday evening. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: A flooded gas station is viewed in the Gowanus section of Brooklyn as Hurricane Sandy affects the area on October 29, 2012 in New York, United States. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City will bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Ima
  • ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - OCTOBER 29: A flooded street is seen at nightfall during rains from Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Sandy made landfall over Southern New Jersey today. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: Water rushes into the Carey Tunnel (previously the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel), caused by Hurricane Sandy, October 29, 2012, in the Financial District of New York, United States. Hurricane Sandy, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City will bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening. (P
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: People take photographs in flood water in the Meatpacking District on October 29, 2012 in Manhattan, New York. Hurricane Sandy, which threatens 50 million people in the Mid-Atlantic area of the United States, is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City bus, subway and commuter rail services as of Sunday evening. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: Flooded cars, caused by Hurricane Sandy, are seen on October 29, 2012, in the Financial District of New York, United States. Hurricane Sandy, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City will bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: People wait in the lobby of the Hampton Inn Manhattan-SoHo after the power went out on October 29, 2012 in New York City. A large part of Manhatten below 26th St. has lost power reportedly because of flooding. (Photo by Preston Rescigno/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: Flood water is pumped out of a building during the landfall of Hurricane Sandy, on October 29, 2012, in the Financial District of New York, United States. Hurricane Sandy, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City will bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening (Photo by Andrew Burton/
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: Water rushes into the Carey Tunnel (previously the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel), caused by Hurricane Sandy, October 29, 2012, in the Financial District of New York, United States. Hurricane Sandy, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City will bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening (Ph
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: A flooded street, caused by Hurricane Sandy, is seen on October 29, 2012, in the Financial District of New York, United States. Hurricane Sandy, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City will bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: Manhattan is viewed after much of the city lost electricity due to the affects of Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in New York, United States. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • IN SPACE - OCTOBER 30: In this handout GOES satellite image provided by NASA, Hurricane Sandy, pictured at 1255 UTC, moves inland across the mid-Atlantic region on October 30, 2012 in the Atlantic Ocean. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)
  • Oct. 30, 2012: A tree down in Willoughby along Tioga Trail. Photo by Barry Wolf, WKYC-TV.
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: A man photographs a fallen tree in the financial district of Manhattan, October 30, 2012 in New York. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)
  • ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - OCTOBER 30: A street sign stands near apartment buildings which flooded and destroyed large sections of an old boardwalk, on October 30, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: A man clears leaves from a sewer drain in lower Manhattan, October 30, 2012 in New York. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: People look at damage from a broken window in the financial district of Manhattan, October 30, 2012 in New York. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: Ground Zero is seen on October 30, 2012 in the Financial District of New York. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
  • AVALON, NJ - OCTOBER 30: Heavy surf caused by Hurricane Sandy buckles Ocean Ave on October 30, 2012 in Avalon, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 30: Sam Rigby walks by a downed tree which fell and grazed his house and hit his neighbor's house during Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
  • ALEXANDRIA, VA - OCTOBER 30: Pedestrians navigate through flooding on King Street following Hurricane Sandy's track through the nation's capital October 30, 2012 in Alexandria, Virginia. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
  • ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - OCTOBER 30: People walk past debris in the area where a 2000-foot section of the 'uptown' boardwalk was destroyed by flooding from Hurricane Sandy with the Showboat Casino in the background on October 30, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: Bernadino Cruz sweeps water out of his apartment while cleaning up after flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012, in the Lower East Side of New York. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: Con Edison employees monitor the drainage of water being pumped out of Seven World Trade Center, caused by Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012 in the Financial District of New York, United States. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
  • ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - OCTOBER 30: People view the area where a 2000-foot section of the 'uptown' boardwalk was destroyed by flooding from Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
  • ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - OCTOBER 30: Destroyed sections of an old boardwalk are seen in an area that flooded by the beach on October 30, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The storm has claimed at least 16 lives in the United States, and has caused massive flooding across much of the Atlantic seaboard. US President Barack Obama has declared the situation a 'major disaster' for large areas of the US East Coast including New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
  • Oct. 30, 2012. Flooding in Valley View, OH. Photo by Patrick Halsey, WKYC-TV.
  • Oct. 30, 2012. Flooding in Valley View, OH. Photo by Patrick Halsey, WKYC-TV.
  • Oct. 30, 2012: Roof blown off in Willoughby on Elm Street. Photo by Barry Wolf, WKYC-TV.
  • Oct. 30, 2012. Flooding in Valley View, OH. Photo by Patrick Halsey, WKYC-TV.
  • Oct. 30, 2012. Flooding in Valley View, OH. Photo by Joe Cronauer, WKYC-TV.
  • Oct. 30, 2012. Flooding in Valley View, OH. Photo by Joe Cronauer, WKYC-TV.
  • Oct. 30, 2012. Damage in Parma at West 44th. Photo submitted by the Parma Police Department.
  • CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 30: A man watches waves generated from the remnants Hurricane Sandy as they crash into the shoreline of Lake Michigan on October 30, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. Waves up to 25 feet high generated by winds up to 50 miles-per-hour were expected on the lake. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: Workers clear a downed tree blocking East 96th street in Central Park the morning after Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: A car crushed by a tree following Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in the Financial District of New York, United States. The storm has claimed at least 16 lives in the United States, and has caused massive flooding across much of the Atlantic seaboard. US President Barack Obama has declared the situation a 'major disaster' for large areas of the US East Coast including New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: A car drives through flood water in lower Manhattan, October 30, 2012 in New York. The storm has claimed at least 16 lives in the United States, and has caused massive flooding across much of the Atlantic seaboard. US President Barack Obama has declared the situation a 'major disaster' for large areas of the US East Coast including New York City. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: A police car drives by a downed tree in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn after Hurricane Sandy caused extensive damage in the area on October 30, 2012 in New York, United States. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 30: Waves generated from the remnants Hurricane Sandy crash into the shoreline of Lake Michigan on October 30, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. Waves up to 25 feet high generated by winds up to 50 miles-per-hour were expected on the lake. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 30: A police officer helps to remove a tree branch brought down by Hurricane Sandy from a car on October 30, 2012 in Washington, DC. The storm has claimed at least 16 lives in the United States, and has caused massive flooding across much of the Atlantic seaboard.(Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: A woman rides her bicycle through a flooded street in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn after Hurricane Sandy caused extensive damage in the area on October 30, 2012 in New York, United States. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
    
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