31 Oct '12, 9am

9 Records Blown Away by Superstorm Sandy

9 Records Blown Away by Superstorm Sandy

NASA Goddard Photo and Video /CC BY 2.0 "We knew that this was going to be a very dangerous storm, and the storm has met our expectations," said Mayor Michael Bloomberg in a press conference on Monday evening – and meet them it did. Although not quite a hurricane by the time she reached landfall in New York, superstorm Sandy stunned with her strength, size and tenacity, setting a striking number of records before moving on from the East Coast and marching her sassy self off to northern climes. "There are no precedents for Sandy," Bill Read, former director of the National Hurricane Center told the Houston Chronicle, and indeed, the numbers prove the statement. Here's how Sandy has outdone the others, earning her the title as one of the record-breakingest storms in recorded history. 1. Strongest Hurricane to Make Landfall North of Cape Hatteras With a record low barometric ...

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