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A huge tree is felled by Sandy on Westmoreland Street in Arlington, Va.
A huge tree is felled by Sandy on Westmoreland Street in Arlington, Va.
Oak tree fell between two cars on Woodmont Road, Belle Haven, Alexandria. Missed both cars by just inches, not a scratch on them
Oak tree fell between two cars on Woodmont Road, Belle Haven, Alexandria. = Missed both cars by just inches, not a scratch on them!
A rain gauge in Clifton, Va., overflows after over six inches of rain fell during Hurricane Sandy.
A rain gauge in Clifton, Va., overflows after over six inches of rain fell = during Hurricane Sandy.
A house is condemned in Woodbridge, Va. (courtesy of Karen Lebing)
A house is condemned in Woodbridge, Va. (courtesy of Karen Lebing)
Buckeystown Park is under water in Marylands Frederick County. (courtesy of Jean Goodacre)
Buckeystown Park is under water in Maryland's Frederick County. (courtesy of Jean Goodacre)
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A bustling dam on Colesville Road in Silver Spring, Md. (WTOPJ.J. Green)
A bustling dam on Colesville Road in Silver Spring, Md. (WTOP/J.J. Green)
Lt.Col. Keith Brownell in the Maryland National Guard ops center. (WTOPJ.J. Green)
Lt.Col. Keith Brownell in the Maryland National Guard ops center. (WTOP/J.J. Green)
Soccer fields are drenched by Sandy in Manassas, Va. near SplashDown Water Park. (user submitted photo)
Soccer fields are drenched by Sandy in Manassas, Va. near SplashDown Water Park. (user submitted photo)
A fallen cherry tree down in a front yard in Purcellville, Va. (user submitted photo)
A fallen cherry tree down in a front yard in Purcellville, Va. (user submitted photo)
Water and dirt formed by water currents on Beach Drive in Kensington, Md. (user submitted photo)
Water and dirt formed by water currents on Beach Drive in Kensington, Md. (user submitted photo)
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A man cuts a tree in a neighbors driveway as part of a clean up effort in Fairfax Station, Va. (WTOPHank Silverberg)
A man cuts a tree in a neighbor's driveway as part of a clean up effort in Fairfax Station, Va. (WTOP/Hank Silverberg)
Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney lifts bottles of water to load into a truck as he participates in a campaign event collecting supplies from residents and local relief organizations for victims of Sandy on Oct. 30, 2012, at the James S. Trent Arena in Kettering, Ohio. (AP PhotoCharles Dharapak)
Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney lifts bottles of water to load into a truck as he participates in a campaign event collecting supplies from residents and local relief organizations for victims of Sandy on Oct. 30, 2012, at the James S. Trent Arena in Kettering, Ohio. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
A heavily damaged waterfront house is inundated by the waters of South Oyster Bay in the aftermath of Sandy in Massapequa, N.Y. on Oct. 30, 2012. (AP PhotoJason DeCrow)
A heavily damaged waterfront house is inundated by the waters of South Oyster Bay in the aftermath of Sandy in Massapequa, N.Y. on Oct. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
Washington Gas crew work around a giant tree that fell onto a home on Quebec Street in Washington, D.C. (WTOPStephanie Steinberg)
Washington Gas crew work around a giant tree that fell onto a home on Quebec Street in Washington, D.C. (WTOP/Stephanie Steinberg)
With the Capitol in the background, a large fallen oak tree lies on the National Mall near the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 30, 2012, after Hurricane Sandy passed through Washington. (AP PhotoJ. Scott Applewhite)
With the Capitol in the background, a large fallen oak tree lies on the National Mall near the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 30, 2012, after Hurricane Sandy passed through Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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A surveillance camera captures the PATH station in Hoboken, N.J., as it is flooded on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. (AP PhotoPort Authority of New York and New Jersey)
A surveillance camera captures the PATH station in Hoboken, N.J., as it is flooded on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Port Authority of New York and New Jersey)
The Awakening sculpture drowns at National Harbor in Washington, D.C. (Submitted via TwitterLinds Castro)
"The Awakening" sculpture drowns at National Harbor in Washington, D.C. (Submitted via Twitter/Linds Castro)
65 feet of pine tree on the roof
65 feet of pine tree on the roof
Transformer fire Hickory Ridge Shopping Center in Columbia, Md. on Oct. 30, 2012.
Transformer fire Hickory Ridge Shopping Center in Columbia, Md. on Oct. 30, 2012.
The Potomac River just inches from rising above the Georgetown Waterfront boardwalk in Washington, D.C. (WTOPMark Segraves)
The Potomac River just inches from rising above the Georgetown Waterfront boardwalk in Washington, D.C. (WTOP/Mark Segraves)
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An uprooted tree in a park. (WTOPTraffic Center)
An uprooted tree in a park. (WTOP/Traffic Center)
(WTOPHillary Howard)
(WTOP/Hillary Howard)
Flooded Main Street in Upper Marlboro, Md. (Courtesy TwitterhurERICane)
Flooded Main Street in Upper Marlboro, Md. (Courtesy Twitter/@hurERICane)
Damage caused by a fire at Breezy Point is shown Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in New York. A fire department spokesman says more than 190 firefighters are at the blaze in the Breezy Point section. Fire officials say the blaze was reported around 11 p.m. Monday in an area flooded by the superstorm that began sweeping through earlier. (AP PhotoFrank Franklin II)
Damage caused by a fire at Breezy Point is shown Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in New York. A fire department spokesman says more than 190 firefighters are at the blaze in the Breezy Point section. Fire officials say the blaze was reported around 11 p.m. Monday in an area flooded by the superstorm that began sweeping through earlier. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Rock Creek at Military Road and Beach Drive. (WTOPMeg ORourke)
Rock Creek at Military Road and Beach Drive. (WTOP/Meg O'Rourke)
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An IHOP parking lot filled with eight crew trucks. (WTOPHillary Howard)
An IHOP parking lot filled with eight crew trucks. (WTOP/Hillary Howard)
On Holmes Run Road in Virginia. (WTOPHillary Howard)
On Holmes Run Road in Virginia. (WTOP/Hillary Howard)
Chris Warnke chops a downed tree limb for a neighbor on Holmes Run Road in Virginia. (WTOPHillary Howard)
Chris Warnke chops a downed tree limb for a neighbor on Holmes Run Road in Virginia. (WTOP/Hillary Howard)
Near Seven Corners in Virginia. (WTOPHillary Howard)
Near Seven Corners in Virginia. (WTOP/Hillary Howard)
Near Seven Corners in Virginia. (WTOPHillary Howard)
Near Seven Corners in Virginia. (WTOP/Hillary Howard)
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Near Seven Corners in Virginia. (WTOPHillary Howard)
Near Seven Corners in Virginia. (WTOP/Hillary Howard)
A tree on power lines near Seven Corners in Fairfax County. (WTOPHillary Howard)
A tree on power lines near Seven Corners in Fairfax County. (WTOP/Hillary Howard)
A downed tree at Idaho and Ordway in NW D.C. (WTOPMeg ORourke)
A downed tree at Idaho and Ordway in NW D.C. (WTOP/Meg O'Rourke)
A downed tree at Idaho and Ordway in NW D.C. (WTOPMeg ORourke)
A downed tree at Idaho and Ordway in NW D.C. (WTOP/Meg O'Rourke)
Desolated Street, Georgetown, Washington D.C.
Desolated Street, Georgetown, Washington D.C.
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Herwe, in Herndon, Va. all is calm as you can see in this picture.
Herwe, in Herndon, Va. all is calm as you can see in this picture.
Never feel powerless.
Never feel powerless.
Firefighters look up at the facade of a four- story building on 14th Street and 8th Avenue that collapsed onto the sidewalk Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in New York. Hurricane Sandy bore down on the Eastern Seaboards largest cities Monday, forcing the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds, soaking rain and a surging wall of water up to 11 feet tall. (AP PhotoJohn Minchillo)
Firefighters look up at the facade of a four- story building on 14th Street and 8th Avenue that collapsed onto the sidewalk Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in New York. Hurricane Sandy bore down on the Eastern Seaboard's largest cities Monday, forcing the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds, soaking rain and a surging wall of water up to 11 feet tall. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Consolidated Edision trucks are submerged on 14th Street near the ConEd power plant, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in New York. Sandy knocked out power to at least 3.1 million people, and New Yorks main utility said large sections of Manhattan had been plunged into darkness by the storm, with 250,000 customers without power as water pressed into the island from three sides, flooding rail yards, subway tracks, tunnels and roads. (AP PhotoJohn Minchillo)
Consolidated Edision trucks are submerged on 14th Street near the ConEd power plant, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in New York. Sandy knocked out power to at least 3.1 million people, and New York's main utility said large sections of Manhattan had been plunged into darkness by the storm, with 250,000 customers without power as water pressed into the island from three sides, flooding rail yards, subway tracks, tunnels and roads. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Vehicles are submerged on 14th Street near the Consolidated Edison power plant, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in New York. Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain.  (AP Photo John Minchillo)
Vehicles are submerged on 14th Street near the Consolidated Edison power plant, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in New York. Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain.  (AP Photo/ John Minchillo)
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This image from video provided by Dani Hart shows what appears to be a transformer exploding in lower Manhattan as seen from a building rooftop from the Navy Yard in Brooklyn during Sandys arrival in New York City. Much of New York was plunged into darkness Monday by a superstorm that overflowed the citys historic waterfront, flooded the financial district and subway tunnels and cut power to nearly a million people. (AP PhotoDani Hart)
This image from video provided by Dani Hart shows what appears to be a transformer exploding in lower Manhattan as seen from a building rooftop from the Navy Yard in Brooklyn during Sandy’s arrival in New York City. Much of New York was plunged into darkness Monday by a superstorm that overflowed the city's historic waterfront, flooded the financial district and subway tunnels and cut power to nearly a million people. (AP Photo/Dani Hart)
This photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard shows the HMS Bounty, a 180-foot sailboat, submerged in the Atlantic Ocean during Hurricane Sandy approximately 90 miles southeast of Hatteras, N.C., Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. The Coast Guard rescued 14 of the 16 crew members by helicopter. Hours later, rescuers found one of the missing crew members, but she was unresponsive. They are still searching for the captain. (AP PhotoU.S. Coast Guard, Petty Officer 2nd Class Tim Kuklewski)
This photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard shows the HMS Bounty, a 180-foot sailboat, submerged in the Atlantic Ocean during Hurricane Sandy approximately 90 miles southeast of Hatteras, N.C., Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. The Coast Guard rescued 14 of the 16 crew members by helicopter. Hours later, rescuers found one of the missing crew members, but she was unresponsive. They are still searching for the captain. (AP Photo/U.S. Coast Guard, Petty Officer 2nd Class Tim Kuklewski)
A fallen tree branch sits on a car blocking East 74th St. between Lexington Avenue and Third Avenue on Manhattans Upper West Side on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Sandy made landfall Monday night, hurling a surge of seawater on New York City with wind and rain that sent water sloshing into Manhattan from three sides but began dying down within hours. (AP PhotoWillie Regan)
A fallen tree branch sits on a car blocking East 74th St. between Lexington Avenue and Third Avenue on Manhattan's Upper West Side on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Sandy made landfall Monday night, hurling a surge of seawater on New York City with wind and rain that sent water sloshing into Manhattan from three sides but began dying down within hours. (AP Photo/Willie Regan)
Johnny Jones watches the Indian River rise as he stands under the longtime family homes where he and his brother David have lived their entire lives, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in Sussex, Del. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, forcing the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing for higher ground, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (AP PhotoThe Wilmington News-Journal, Robert Craig) NO SALES
Johnny Jones watches the Indian River rise as he stands under the longtime family homes where he and his brother David have lived their entire lives, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in Sussex, Del. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, forcing the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing for higher ground, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (AP Photo/The Wilmington News-Journal, Robert Craig) NO SALES
Michael Wirtz, of Wilmington, Del., braves flood waters and high winds that arrive with Hurricane Sandy along North Michigan Avenue in Atlantic City, N.J., Monday Oct. 29, 2012. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, forcing the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing for higher ground, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (AP PhotoThe Press of Atlantic City, Michael Ein) MANDATORY CREDIT
Michael Wirtz, of Wilmington, Del., braves flood waters and high winds that arrive with Hurricane Sandy along North Michigan Avenue in Atlantic City, N.J., Monday Oct. 29, 2012. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, forcing the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing for higher ground, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (AP Photo/The Press of Atlantic City, Michael Ein) MANDATORY CREDIT
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Sea water floods the Ground Zero construction site, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in New York. Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain.  (AP Photo John Minchillo)
Sea water floods the Ground Zero construction site, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in New York. Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain.  (AP Photo/ John Minchillo)
High water at Contee Road and Mayfair Drive near Laurel Hospital. (Courtesy Pete Piringer, city of Laurel)
High water at Contee Road and Mayfair Drive near Laurel Hospital. (Courtesy Pete Piringer, city of Laurel)
Tree into car. (Courtesy Pete Piringer, city of Laurel)
Tree into car. (Courtesy Pete Piringer, city of Laurel)
(WTOPMitchell Miller)
(WTOP/Mitchell Miller)
Fagers Island Gazebo - Before and After (FacebookFagers.com)
Fagers Island Gazebo - Before and After (Facebook/Fagers.com)
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Savannah Road in Lewes closed after the bridge (Via InstagramDaniel Sato)
Savannah Road in Lewes closed after the bridge (Via Instagram/Daniel Sato)
(User submitted via TwitterCAPT258)
(User submitted via Twitter/@CAPT258)
A sign informs motorists along U.S. Route 50 that Marylands Chesapeake Bay Bridge, which connects the states eastern and western shores, is closed because of winds from Hurricane Sandy Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (AP PhotoSteve Ruark)
A sign informs motorists along U.S. Route 50 that Maryland's Chesapeake Bay Bridge, which connects the state's eastern and western shores, is closed because of winds from Hurricane Sandy Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)
Flood waters from Rehoboth Bay inundate the streets of Dewey Beach, Del., on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast. Sandy, a Category 1 hurricane with sustained winds of 75 mph is about 425 miles (685 kilometers) southeast of New York City and the center of the storm is expected to be near the mid-Atlantic coast on Monday night. (AP PhotoRandall Chase)
Flood waters from Rehoboth Bay inundate the streets of Dewey Beach, Del., on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast. Sandy, a Category 1 hurricane with sustained winds of 75 mph is about 425 miles (685 kilometers) southeast of New York City and the center of the storm is expected to be near the mid-Atlantic coast on Monday night. (AP Photo/Randall Chase)
Flood waters from Rehoboth Bay inundate the streets of Dewey Beach, Del., on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast. Sandy, a Category 1 hurricane with sustained winds of 75 mph is about 425 miles (685 kilometers) southeast of New York City and the center of the storm is expected to be near the mid-Atlantic coast on Monday night. (AP PhotoRandall Chase)
Flood waters from Rehoboth Bay inundate the streets of Dewey Beach, Del., on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast. Sandy, a Category 1 hurricane with sustained winds of 75 mph is about 425 miles (685 kilometers) southeast of New York City and the center of the storm is expected to be near the mid-Atlantic coast on Monday night. (AP Photo/Randall Chase)
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After checking to make sure his boat line is secure, Bob Casseday crosses the waist high flooded street just over the bridge along Savannah Road in Lewes, Del., to get back home as Hurricane Sandy hits Delaware, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (AP PhotoThe Wilmington News- Journal, Suchat Pederson) NO SALES
After checking to make sure his boat line is secure, Bob Casseday crosses the waist high flooded street just over the bridge along Savannah Road in Lewes, Del., to get back home as Hurricane Sandy hits Delaware, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (AP Photo/The Wilmington News- Journal, Suchat Pederson) NO SALES
As rain from Hurricane Sandy arrives in Washington, Rick Campbell of Upper Marlboro, Md., reaches for sandbags to shore up vulnerable spots at The Pavilion at the Old Post Office, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. The Justice Department is seen in the background. (AP PhotoJ. Scott Applewhite)
As rain from Hurricane Sandy arrives in Washington, Rick Campbell of Upper Marlboro, Md., reaches for sandbags to shore up vulnerable spots at The Pavilion at the Old Post Office, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. The Justice Department is seen in the background. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
A woman walks past a closed wine shop protected by sandbags Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 in Annapolis, Md. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (AP PhotoSteve Ruark)
A woman walks past a closed wine shop protected by sandbags Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 in Annapolis, Md. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)
In this image made from video and released by the U.S. Coast Guard, a USCG rescue swimmer, in water at right, and a crew member use a hoist to bring up a survivors into a helicopter. A replica tall ship caught in Hurricane Sandys wrath began taking on water, forcing the crew to abandon the boat Monday in rough seas off the North Carolina coast. The Coast Guard rescued 14 crew members by helicopter, but two people were still missing. (AP PhotoU.S. Coast Guard)
In this image made from video and released by the U.S. Coast Guard, a USCG rescue swimmer, in water at right, and a crew member use a hoist to bring up a survivors into a helicopter. A replica tall ship caught in Hurricane Sandy's wrath began taking on water, forcing the crew to abandon the boat Monday in rough seas off the North Carolina coast. The Coast Guard rescued 14 crew members by helicopter, but two people were still missing. (AP Photo/U.S. Coast Guard)
Heavy surf crashes over a seawall on the Atlantic Ocean during the early stages of Hurricane Sandy, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in Kennebunk, Maine. Hurricane Sandy wheeled toward land as forecasters feared Monday, raking cities along the Northeast corridor with rain and wind gusts, flooding shore towns, washing away a section of the Atlantic City Boardwalk, and threatening to cripple Wall Street and New Yorks subway system with a huge surge of corrosive seawater. (AP PhotoRobert F. Bukaty)
Heavy surf crashes over a seawall on the Atlantic Ocean during the early stages of Hurricane Sandy, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in Kennebunk, Maine. Hurricane Sandy wheeled toward land as forecasters feared Monday, raking cities along the Northeast corridor with rain and wind gusts, flooding shore towns, washing away a section of the Atlantic City Boardwalk, and threatening to cripple Wall Street and New York's subway system with a huge surge of corrosive seawater. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
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A huge wave crashes on the beach as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in Ocean City, Md. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (AP PhotoAlex Brandon)
A huge wave crashes on the beach as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in Ocean City, Md. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Umbrellas are no match for the strong wind gusts along Connecticut Ave in Cleveland Park, Northwest Washington (WTOPDave Dildine)
Umbrellas are no match for the strong wind gusts along Connecticut Ave in Cleveland Park, Northwest Washington (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
This NOAA satellite image taken Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 shows Hurricane Sandy off the Mid Atlantic coastline moving toward the north with maximum sustained winds of 90 mph. Hurricane Sandy wheeled toward land as forecasters feared Monday, raking cities along the Northeast corridor with rain and wind gusts, flooding shore towns, washing away a section of the Atlantic City Boardwalk, and threatening to cripple Wall Street and New Yorks subway system with a huge surge of corrosive seawater. (AP PhotoNOAA)
This NOAA satellite image taken Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 shows Hurricane Sandy off the Mid Atlantic coastline moving toward the north with maximum sustained winds of 90 mph. Hurricane Sandy wheeled toward land as forecasters feared Monday, raking cities along the Northeast corridor with rain and wind gusts, flooding shore towns, washing away a section of the Atlantic City Boardwalk, and threatening to cripple Wall Street and New York's subway system with a huge surge of corrosive seawater. (AP Photo/NOAA)
NOAAs GOES-13 satellite captured this visible image of Hurricane Sandy battering the U.S. East coast on Monday, Oct. 29 at 910 a.m. EDT. Sandys center was about 310 miles south-southeast of New York City. Tropical Storm force winds are about 1,000 miles in diameter. (Credit NASA GOES Project)
NOAA's GOES-13 satellite captured this visible image of Hurricane Sandy battering the U.S. East coast on Monday, Oct. 29 at 9:10 a.m. EDT. Sandy's center was about 310 miles south-southeast of New York City. Tropical Storm force winds are about 1,000 miles in diameter. (Credit: NASA GOES Project)
2pm Monday, October 29th (Courtesy of NOAA)
2pm Monday, October 29th (Courtesy of NOAA)
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Storm surge hits a small tree as winds from Hurricane Sandy reach Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn., Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Water from Long Island Sound spilled into roadways and towns along the Connecticut shoreline Monday, the first signs of flooding from a storm that threatens to deliver a devastating surge of seawater. (AP PhotoJessica Hill)
Storm surge hits a small tree as winds from Hurricane Sandy reach Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn., Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Water from Long Island Sound spilled into roadways and towns along the Connecticut shoreline Monday, the first signs of flooding from a storm that threatens to deliver a devastating surge of seawater. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
Part of the Ocean City Fishing Pier is missing, and the fence dangles in the water, as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in Ocean City, Del. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (AP PhotoAlex Brandon)
Part of the Ocean City Fishing Pier is missing, and the fence dangles in the water, as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in Ocean City, Del. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Hilavio Baquero stands in front of waves as winds from hurricane Sandy reach Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn., Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain.  (AP PhotoJessica Hill)
Hilavio Baquero stands in front of waves as winds from hurricane Sandy reach Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn., Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain.  (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
An Ocean City police SUV drives past some of the benches that have been washed from their bolted down positions on the Ocean City boardwalk, in Ocean City, Del. as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (AP PhotoAlex Brandon)
An Ocean City police SUV drives past some of the benches that have been washed from their bolted down positions on the Ocean City boardwalk, in Ocean City, Del. as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Sea foam washes over the beach as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in Ocean City, Del. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (AP PhotoAlex Brandon)
Sea foam washes over the beach as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in Ocean City, Del. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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Carey Beverly, right, and her husband Kerry Beverly, left, walk their three French hounds as water from the Elizabeth River laps into their Swimming Point neighborhood Monday morning, Oct. 29, 2012, in Portsmouth, Va. A fast-strengthening Hurricane Sandy churned north Monday, raking ghost-town cities along the Northeast corridor with rain and wind gusts. (AP PhotoThe Virginian-Pilot, Hyunsoo Leo Kim)
Carey Beverly, right, and her husband Kerry Beverly, left, walk their three French hounds as water from the Elizabeth River laps into their Swimming Point neighborhood Monday morning, Oct. 29, 2012, in Portsmouth, Va. A fast-strengthening Hurricane Sandy churned north Monday, raking ghost-town cities along the Northeast corridor with rain and wind gusts. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Hyunsoo Leo Kim)
Al Daisey walks in the flood water in front of his home as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in Fenwick Island, Del. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain.  (AP PhotoAlex Brandon)
Al Daisey walks in the flood water in front of his home as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in Fenwick Island, Del. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Kendall Osborne paddles down Catalpa St. in the Edgewater neighborhood of Norfolk, Va before high tide Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, morning. A fast- strengthening Hurricane Sandy churned north Monday, raking ghost-town cities along the Northeast corridor with rain and wind gusts. (AP PhotoThe Virginian-Pilot, Stephen M. Katz)
Kendall Osborne paddles down Catalpa St. in the Edgewater neighborhood of Norfolk, Va before high tide Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, morning. A fast- strengthening Hurricane Sandy churned north Monday, raking ghost-town cities along the Northeast corridor with rain and wind gusts. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Stephen M. Katz)
A worker retrieves a grappling hook on the dock next to Bubbas restaurant on the water in Virginia Beach, Va., Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Rain and wind from Hurricane Sandy flooded the business at high tide. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (AP PhotoSteve Helber)
A worker retrieves a grappling hook on the dock next to Bubba's restaurant on the water in Virginia Beach, Va., Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Rain and wind from Hurricane Sandy flooded the business at high tide. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
President Barack Obama speaks in the White House Briefing Room in Washington, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, after returning to the White House from a campaign stop in Florida to monitor Hurricane Sandy. (AP PhotoJacquelyn Martin)
President Barack Obama speaks in the White House Briefing Room in Washington, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, after returning to the White House from a campaign stop in Florida to monitor Hurricane Sandy. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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Heavy rain in Bluemont,VA, gusting winds (Dennis Desmond)
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Sand bags protect the front of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, forcing the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. There had been plans to allow electronic trading to go forward on the New York Stock Exchange but with a storm surge expected to cover parts of lower Manhattan in water, officials decided late Sunday that it was too risky to ask any personnel to staff the exchanges. (AP PhotoRichard Drew)
Sand bags protect the front of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, forcing the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. There had been plans to allow electronic trading to go forward on the New York Stock Exchange but with a storm surge expected to cover parts of lower Manhattan in water, officials decided late Sunday that it was too risky to ask any personnel to staff the exchanges. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Jessica Ospina, left, and Allison Kane of Virginia Beach, Va., lean into the strong wind and rain off the Chesapeake Bay near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge tunnel in Virginia Beach, vA., as Hurricane Sandy works its way north on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012. (AP PhotoThe Virginian-Pilot, L. Todd Spencer)
Jessica Ospina, left, and Allison Kane of Virginia Beach, Va., lean into the strong wind and rain off the Chesapeake Bay near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge tunnel in Virginia Beach, vA., as Hurricane Sandy works its way north on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, L. Todd Spencer)
Matt Francis, of Virginia Beach, Va., holds on to his hat, as the wind-driven sand and rain from Hurricane Sandy blows across the beaches of Sandbridge in Virginia Beach, Va., Sunday Oct. 28, 2012. (AP PhotoThe Virginian-Pilot, L. Todd Spencer) MAGS OUT
Matt Francis, of Virginia Beach, Va., holds on to his hat, as the wind-driven sand and rain from Hurricane Sandy blows across the beaches of Sandbridge in Virginia Beach, Va., Sunday Oct. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, L. Todd Spencer) MAGS OUT
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District of Columbia Department of Public Works worker Donald Jackson, right, passes a sandbag from the line of fellow workers handing out free sandbags to District of Columbia residents in Washington, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, ahead of Hurricane Sandy. (AP PhotoManuel Balce Ceneta)
District of Columbia Department of Public Works worker Donald Jackson, right, passes a sandbag from the line of fellow workers handing out free sandbags to District of Columbia residents in Washington, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, ahead of Hurricane Sandy. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Mike Strobel fills sand bags for his business, Mikes Carpet Connection, as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Fenwick Island, Del. (AP PhotoAlex Brandon)
Mike Strobel fills sand bags for his business, Mike's Carpet Connection, as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Fenwick Island, Del. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Tom Morehead, a driver with Ocean City, Md., public transportation, assists Evelyn Krainatc into the convention center, to be taken later to a shelter, as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Ocean City, Md. Tens of thousands of people were ordered to evacuate coastal areas Sunday as big cities and small towns across the U.S. Northeast braced for the onslaught of a superstorm threatening some 60 million people along the most heavily populated corridor in the nation. (AP PhotoAlex Brandon)
Tom Morehead, a driver with Ocean City, Md., public transportation, assists Evelyn Krainatc into the convention center, to be taken later to a shelter, as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Ocean City, Md. Tens of thousands of people were ordered to evacuate coastal areas Sunday as big cities and small towns across the U.S. Northeast braced for the onslaught of a superstorm threatening some 60 million people along the most heavily populated corridor in the nation. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Matt Francis of Virginia Beach, Va., holds on to his hat, as the wind driven sand and rain from Hurricane Sandy blows across the beaches of Sandbridge in Virginia Beach, Va., Sunday Oct. 28, 2012. Matt came out to take a look at the Little Island Fishing Pier as Sandy makes it way north in Atlantic ocean (L. Todd Spencer The Virginian-Pilot) (AP PhotoThe Virginian-Pilot, ) MAGS OUT MBI
Matt Francis of Virginia Beach, Va., holds on to his hat, as the wind driven sand and rain from Hurricane Sandy blows across the beaches of Sandbridge in Virginia Beach, Va., Sunday Oct. 28, 2012. Matt came out to take a look at the Little Island Fishing Pier as Sandy makes it way north in Atlantic ocean (L. Todd Spencer/ The Virginian-Pilot) (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, ) MAGS OUT MBI
A car goes through the high water as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the east coast, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Ocean City, Md. Governors from North Carolina, where steady rains were whipped by gusting winds Saturday night, to Connecticut declared states of emergency. Delaware ordered mandatory evacuations for coastal communities by 8 p.m. Sunday. (AP PhotoAlex Brandon)
A car goes through the high water as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the east coast, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Ocean City, Md. Governors from North Carolina, where steady rains were whipped by gusting winds Saturday night, to Connecticut declared states of emergency. Delaware ordered mandatory evacuations for coastal communities by 8 p.m. Sunday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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High winds blow sea foam onto Jeanettes Pier in Nags Head, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 as wind and rain from Hurricane Sandy move into the area. Governors from North Carolina, where steady rains were whipped by gusting winds Saturday night, to Connecticut declared states of emergency. Delaware ordered mandatory evacuations for coastal communities by 8 p.m. Sunday. (AP PhotoGerry Broome)
High winds blow sea foam onto Jeanette's Pier in Nags Head, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 as wind and rain from Hurricane Sandy move into the area. Governors from North Carolina, where steady rains were whipped by gusting winds Saturday night, to Connecticut declared states of emergency. Delaware ordered mandatory evacuations for coastal communities by 8 p.m. Sunday. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
High winds blow sea foam into the air as a person walks across Jeanettes Pier in Nags Head, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 as wind and rain from Hurricane Sandy move into the area. Governors from North Carolina, where steady rains were whipped by gusting winds Saturday night, to Connecticut declared states of emergency. Delaware ordered mandatory evacuations for coastal communities by 8 p.m. Sunday. (AP PhotoGerry Broome)
High winds blow sea foam into the air as a person walks across Jeanette's Pier in Nags Head, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 as wind and rain from Hurricane Sandy move into the area. Governors from North Carolina, where steady rains were whipped by gusting winds Saturday night, to Connecticut declared states of emergency. Delaware ordered mandatory evacuations for coastal communities by 8 p.m. Sunday. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
High winds blow sea foam into the air as a person walks across Jeanettes Pier in Nags Head, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 as wind and rain from Hurricane Sandy move into the area. Governors from North Carolina, where steady rains were whipped by gusting winds Saturday night, to Connecticut declared states of emergency. Delaware ordered mandatory evacuations for coastal communities by 8 p.m. Sunday. (AP PhotoGerry Broome)
High winds blow sea foam into the air as a person walks across Jeanette's Pier in Nags Head, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 as wind and rain from Hurricane Sandy move into the area. Governors from North Carolina, where steady rains were whipped by gusting winds Saturday night, to Connecticut declared states of emergency. Delaware ordered mandatory evacuations for coastal communities by 8 p.m. Sunday. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Annemarie Jarman, and her dog Bruges, walk along the edge of the beach that is mostly empty as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the east coast, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, in Ocean City, Md. Hurricane Sandy, upgraded again Saturday just hours after forecasters said it had weakened to a tropical storm, was barreling north from the Caribbean and was expected to make landfall early Tuesday near the Delaware coast, then hit two winter weather systems as it moves inland, creating a hybrid monster storm. (AP PhotoAlex Brandon)
Annemarie Jarman, and her dog "Bruges," walk along the edge of the beach that is mostly empty as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the east coast, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, in Ocean City, Md. Hurricane Sandy, upgraded again Saturday just hours after forecasters said it had weakened to a tropical storm, was barreling north from the Caribbean and was expected to make landfall early Tuesday near the Delaware coast, then hit two winter weather systems as it moves inland, creating a hybrid monster storm. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Annemarie Jarman, and her dog Bruges, walk along the edge of the beach that is mostly empty as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the east coast, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, in Ocean City, Md. Hurricane Sandy, upgraded again Saturday just hours after forecasters said it had weakened to a tropical storm, was barreling north from the Caribbean and was expected to make landfall early Tuesday near the Delaware coast, then hit two winter weather systems as it moves inland, creating a hybrid monster storm. (AP PhotoAlex Brandon)
Annemarie Jarman, and her dog "Bruges," walk along the edge of the beach that is mostly empty as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the east coast, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, in Ocean City, Md. Hurricane Sandy, upgraded again Saturday just hours after forecasters said it had weakened to a tropical storm, was barreling north from the Caribbean and was expected to make landfall early Tuesday near the Delaware coast, then hit two winter weather systems as it moves inland, creating a hybrid monster storm. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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Mahmoud Assad, left, and Morad Ramadan carry a picnic table away from the front of their Subway business along the boardwalk, as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the east coat, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, in Ocean City, Md. Hurricane Sandy, upgraded again Saturday just hours after forecasters said it had weakened to a tropical storm, was barreling north from the Caribbean and was expected to make landfall early Tuesday near the Delaware coast, then hit two winter weather systems as it moves inland, creating a hybrid monster storm. (AP PhotoAlex Brandon)
Mahmoud Assad, left, and Morad Ramadan carry a picnic table away from the front of their Subway business along the boardwalk, as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the east coat, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, in Ocean City, Md. Hurricane Sandy, upgraded again Saturday just hours after forecasters said it had weakened to a tropical storm, was barreling north from the Caribbean and was expected to make landfall early Tuesday near the Delaware coast, then hit two winter weather systems as it moves inland, creating a hybrid monster storm. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Beachgoers walk in the wind and rain as waves generated by Hurricane Sandy crash into Jeanettes Pier in Nags Head, N.C., Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 as the storm churns up the east coast. Hurricane Sandy, upgraded again Saturday just hours after forecasters said it had weakened to a tropical storm, was barreling north from the Caribbean and was expected to make landfall early Tuesday near the Delaware coast, then hit two winter weather systems as it moves inland, creating a hybrid monster storm. (AP PhotoGerry Broome)
Beachgoers walk in the wind and rain as waves generated by Hurricane Sandy crash into Jeanette's Pier in Nags Head, N.C., Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 as the storm churns up the east coast. Hurricane Sandy, upgraded again Saturday just hours after forecasters said it had weakened to a tropical storm, was barreling north from the Caribbean and was expected to make landfall early Tuesday near the Delaware coast, then hit two winter weather systems as it moves inland, creating a hybrid monster storm. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Huge waves crash as onlookers peer from Jeanettes Pier in Nags Head, N.C., as Hurricane Sandy churns up the east coast Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. Hurricane Sandy, upgraded again Saturday just hours after forecasters said it had weakened to a tropical storm, was barreling north from the Caribbean and was expected to make landfall early Tuesday near the Delaware coast, then hit two winter weather systems as it moves inland, creating a hybrid monster storm. (AP PhotoGerry Broome)
Huge waves crash as onlookers peer from Jeanette's Pier in Nags Head, N.C., as Hurricane Sandy churns up the east coast Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. Hurricane Sandy, upgraded again Saturday just hours after forecasters said it had weakened to a tropical storm, was barreling north from the Caribbean and was expected to make landfall early Tuesday near the Delaware coast, then hit two winter weather systems as it moves inland, creating a hybrid monster storm. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
A vehicle drives along the beach as waves generated by Hurricane Sandy crash ashore in Nags Head, N.C., Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. Hurricane Sandy, upgraded again Saturday just hours after forecasters said it had weakened to a tropical storm, was barreling north from the Caribbean and was expected to make landfall early Tuesday near the Delaware coast, then hit two winter weather systems as it moves inland, creating a hybrid monster storm. (AP PhotoGerry Broome)
A vehicle drives along the beach as waves generated by Hurricane Sandy crash ashore in Nags Head, N.C., Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. Hurricane Sandy, upgraded again Saturday just hours after forecasters said it had weakened to a tropical storm, was barreling north from the Caribbean and was expected to make landfall early Tuesday near the Delaware coast, then hit two winter weather systems as it moves inland, creating a hybrid monster storm. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Hannah Smith, 4, looks over a pile of sandbags as her dad, Charles, checks their stability in front of their home along Ocean View Avenue Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 in Norfolk, Va. Hurricane Sandy, upgraded again Saturday just hours after forecasters said it had weakened to a tropical storm, was barreling north from the Caribbean and was expected to make landfall early Tuesday near the Delaware coast, then hit two winter weather systems as it moves inland, creating a hybrid monster storm. (AP PhotoThe Virginian-Pilot, Ross Taylor) MAGS OUT
Hannah Smith, 4, looks over a pile of sandbags as her dad, Charles, checks their stability in front of their home along Ocean View Avenue Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 in Norfolk, Va. Hurricane Sandy, upgraded again Saturday just hours after forecasters said it had weakened to a tropical storm, was barreling north from the Caribbean and was expected to make landfall early Tuesday near the Delaware coast, then hit two winter weather systems as it moves inland, creating a hybrid monster storm. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Ross Taylor) MAGS OUT
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Nick Almeter, 26, prepares for another storm, as he carries another sandbag to place by properties along Ocean View Avenue, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 in Norfolk, Va. Hurricane Sandy, upgraded again Saturday just hours after forecasters said it had weakened to a tropical storm, was barreling north from the Caribbean and was expected to make landfall early Tuesday near the Delaware coast, then hit two winter weather systems as it moves inland, creating a hybrid monster storm. (AP PhotoThe Virginian-Pilot, Ross Taylor) MAGS OUT
Nick Almeter, 26, prepares for another storm, as he carries another sandbag to place by properties along Ocean View Avenue, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 in Norfolk, Va. Hurricane Sandy, upgraded again Saturday just hours after forecasters said it had weakened to a tropical storm, was barreling north from the Caribbean and was expected to make landfall early Tuesday near the Delaware coast, then hit two winter weather systems as it moves inland, creating a hybrid monster storm. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Ross Taylor) MAGS OUT
A beach goer holds on to her hat as she walks along a breezy Coligny Beach Park on Hilton Head Island, S.C., watching the waves generated by Hurricane Sandy near the time of high tide on Saturday morning, Oct. 27, 2012. Hurricane Sandy upgraded again Saturday just hours after forecasters said it had weakened to a tropical storm was barreling north from the Caribbean and was expected to make landfall early Tuesday near the Delaware coast, then hit two winter weather systems as it moves inland, creating a hybrid monster storm. (AP PhotoThe Island Packet, Jay Karr)
A beach goer holds on to her hat as she walks along a breezy Coligny Beach Park on Hilton Head Island, S.C., watching the waves generated by Hurricane Sandy near the time of high tide on Saturday morning, Oct. 27, 2012. Hurricane Sandy _ upgraded again Saturday just hours after forecasters said it had weakened to a tropical storm _ was barreling north from the Caribbean and was expected to make landfall early Tuesday near the Delaware coast, then hit two winter weather systems as it moves inland, creating a hybrid monster storm. (AP Photo/The Island Packet, Jay Karr)
A satellite image of Sandy is shown at the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. Early Saturday, the storm was about 335 miles southeast of Charleston, S.C. Tropical storm warnings were issued for parts of Floridas East Coast, along with parts of coastal North and South Carolina and the Bahamas. Tropical storm watches were issued for coastal Georgia and parts of South Carolina, along with parts of Florida and Bermuda. Sandy is projected to hit the Atlantic Coast early Tuesday. (AP PhotoAlan Diaz)
A satellite image of Sandy is shown at the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. Early Saturday, the storm was about 335 miles southeast of Charleston, S.C. Tropical storm warnings were issued for parts of Florida's East Coast, along with parts of coastal North and South Carolina and the Bahamas. Tropical storm watches were issued for coastal Georgia and parts of South Carolina, along with parts of Florida and Bermuda. Sandy is projected to hit the Atlantic Coast early Tuesday. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
High winds blow sea foam onto Jeanettes Pier in Nags Head, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 as wind and rain from Hurricane Sandy move into the area. Governors from North Carolina, where steady rains were whipped by gusting winds Saturday night, to Connecticut declared states of emergency. Delaware ordered mandatory evacuations for coastal communities by 8 p.m. Sunday. (AP PhotoGerry Broome)
High winds blow sea foam onto Jeanette's Pier in Nags Head, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 as wind and rain from Hurricane Sandy move into the area. Governors from North Carolina, where steady rains were whipped by gusting winds Saturday night, to Connecticut declared states of emergency. Delaware ordered mandatory evacuations for coastal communities by 8 p.m. Sunday. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Senior hurricane specialist Dan Brown tracks Sandy as he prepares the 1100 EDT advisory at the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. Early Saturday, the storm was about 335 miles southeast of Charleston, S.C. Tropical storm warnings were issued for parts of Floridas East Coast, along with parts of coastal North and South Carolina and the Bahamas. Tropical storm watches were issued for coastal Georgia and parts of South Carolina, along with parts of Florida and Bermuda. Sandy is projected to hit the Atlantic Coast early Tuesday. (AP PhotoAlan Diaz)
Senior hurricane specialist Dan Brown tracks Sandy as he prepares the 11:00 EDT advisory at the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. Early Saturday, the storm was about 335 miles southeast of Charleston, S.C. Tropical storm warnings were issued for parts of Florida's East Coast, along with parts of coastal North and South Carolina and the Bahamas. Tropical storm watches were issued for coastal Georgia and parts of South Carolina, along with parts of Florida and Bermuda. Sandy is projected to hit the Atlantic Coast early Tuesday. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
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A marina worker rinses off a fishing boat pulled out from the Indian River at the Indian River Marina in Delaware, Md. on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 as Hurricane Sandy approaches the Atlantic coast. (AP PhotoJose Luis Magana)
A marina worker rinses off a fishing boat pulled out from the Indian River at the Indian River Marina in Delaware, Md. on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 as Hurricane Sandy approaches the Atlantic coast. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Large waves generated by Hurricane Sandy crash into Jeanettes Pier in Nags Head, N.C., Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 as the storm moves up the east coast. Hurricane Sandy, upgraded again Saturday just hours after forecasters said it had weakened to a tropical storm, was barreling north from the Caribbean and was expected to make landfall early Tuesday near the Delaware coast, then hit two winter weather systems as it moves inland, creating a hybrid monster storm. (AP PhotoGerry Broome)
Large waves generated by Hurricane Sandy crash into Jeanette's Pier in Nags Head, N.C., Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 as the storm moves up the east coast. Hurricane Sandy, upgraded again Saturday just hours after forecasters said it had weakened to a tropical storm, was barreling north from the Caribbean and was expected to make landfall early Tuesday near the Delaware coast, then hit two winter weather systems as it moves inland, creating a hybrid monster storm. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
A surfer kicks out at the top of a wave after a ride, Saturday Oct. 27, 2012 in Jacksonville, Fla. Hurricane Sandy, upgraded again Saturday just hours after forecasters said it had weakened to a tropical storm, was barreling north from the Caribbean and was expected to make landfall early Tuesday near the Delaware coast, then hit two winter weather systems as it moves inland, creating a hybrid monster storm. (AP PhotoThe Florida Times-Union, Bob Mack)
A surfer kicks out at the top of a wave after a ride, Saturday Oct. 27, 2012 in Jacksonville, Fla. Hurricane Sandy, upgraded again Saturday just hours after forecasters said it had weakened to a tropical storm, was barreling north from the Caribbean and was expected to make landfall early Tuesday near the Delaware coast, then hit two winter weather systems as it moves inland, creating a hybrid monster storm. (AP Photo/The Florida Times-Union, Bob Mack)
The empty shelves Saturday afternoon at a Giant Food in Germantown, Md. (WTOPMichael Jakaitis)
The empty shelves Saturday afternoon at a Giant Food in Germantown, Md. (WTOP/Michael Jakaitis)
A sign posted on the door of a Safeway in Bethesda, Md. The store had low supplies of bottled water and was out of milk by 2 p.m. Saturday. (WTOPLaurie Cantillo)
A sign posted on the door of a Safeway in Bethesda, Md. The store had low supplies of bottled water and was out of milk by 2 p.m. Saturday. (WTOP/Laurie Cantillo)
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Resident Brian Dougherty looks at the waves from the beach in Ocean City, Md., as Hurricane Sandy approaches the Atlantic Coast, on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. ( AP PhotoJose Luis Magana)
Resident Brian Dougherty looks at the waves from the beach in Ocean City, Md., as Hurricane Sandy approaches the Atlantic Coast, on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
A restaurant worker piles sand bags at the entrance of the business as Hurricane Sandy approaches the Atlantic Coast, in Ocean City, Md., on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. ( AP PhotoJose Luis Magana)
A restaurant worker piles sand bags at the entrance of the business as Hurricane Sandy approaches the Atlantic Coast, in Ocean City, Md., on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Store manager L.P. Cyburt, right, gets help boarding up the windows of the business as Hurricane Sandy approaches the Atlantic Coast, in Ocean City, Md., on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. (AP PhotoJose Luis Magana)
Store manager L.P. Cyburt, right, gets help boarding up the windows of the business as Hurricane Sandy approaches the Atlantic Coast, in Ocean City, Md., on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
A pelican flies with the wind produced by hurricane Sandys outer bands at Haulover Beach on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 in Miami. Floridas officials are warning residents and visitors of dangerous rip currents as Hurricane Sandy moves north. Tropical storm warnings are in effect for the Florida east coast from Ocean Reef to Flagler Beach and Lake Okeechobee. Tropical storm watches have been issued for the Florida east coast from north of Flagler beach to Fernandina Beach and the Upper Keys as well as Florida Bay. (AP PhotoEl Nuevo Herald, David Santiago) MAGS OUT
A pelican flies with the wind produced by hurricane Sandy's outer bands at Haulover Beach on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 in Miami. Florida's officials are warning residents and visitors of dangerous rip currents as Hurricane Sandy moves north. Tropical storm warnings are in effect for the Florida east coast from Ocean Reef to Flagler Beach and Lake Okeechobee. Tropical storm watches have been issued for the Florida east coast from north of Flagler beach to Fernandina Beach and the Upper Keys as well as Florida Bay. (AP Photo/El Nuevo Herald, David Santiago) MAGS OUT
A storm preparation sign displayed in the entrance of Home Depot in Alexandria, Va. on South Pickett Street. (WTOPKathy Stewart)
A storm preparation sign displayed in the entrance of Home Depot in Alexandria, Va. on South Pickett Street. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
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Flashlights and batteries on sale at a Home Depot in Alexandria, Va. on South Pickett Street. (WTOPKathy Stewart)
Flashlights and batteries on sale at a Home Depot in Alexandria, Va. on South Pickett Street. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
Locals walk across the flooded streets of La Plaine, Haiti, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, after Hurricane Sandy caused flooding and claimed three lives. Hurricane Sandy roared across Cuba overnight, making landfall as a powerful 115-mph storm. Haitis capital, Port-au-Prince is still feeling the ripple effects, with gusty continuing rain as the Sandy makes its way towards the Bahamas. (AP PhotoThe Miami Herald, Carl Juste) MAGS OUT
Locals walk across the flooded streets of La Plaine, Haiti, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, after Hurricane Sandy caused flooding and claimed three lives. Hurricane Sandy roared across Cuba overnight, making landfall as a powerful 115-mph storm. Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince is still feeling the ripple effects, with gusty continuing rain as the Sandy makes its way towards the Bahamas. (AP Photo/The Miami Herald, Carl Juste) MAGS OUT
A Fort Lauderdale Ocean Rescue truck drives past a lifeguard stand on an empty beach, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Hurricane Sandy was expected to churn through the central and northwest Bahamas late Thursday and early Friday. It also might bring tropical storm conditions along the southeastern Florida coast, the Upper Keys and Florida Bay by Friday morning. (AP PhotoWilfredo Lee)
A Fort Lauderdale Ocean Rescue truck drives past a lifeguard stand on an empty beach, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Hurricane Sandy was expected to churn through the central and northwest Bahamas late Thursday and early Friday. It also might bring tropical storm conditions along the southeastern Florida coast, the Upper Keys and Florida Bay by Friday morning. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
A man removes mud from his tap tap with flood water caused by heavy rains from Hurricane Sandy, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 in La Plaine, Haiti, as residents of the Port-au-Prince neighbor tried to recover from the aftermath of the storm, which claimed three lives. Hurricane Sandy roared across Cuba overnight, making landfall as a powerful 115-mph storm. Haitis capital, Port-au-Prince is still feeling the ripple effects, with gusty rain continuing as the Sandy makes its way towards the Bahamas. (AP PhotoThe Miami Herald, Carl Juste) MAGS OUT
A man removes mud from his tap tap with flood water caused by heavy rains from Hurricane Sandy, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 in La Plaine, Haiti, as residents of the Port-au-Prince neighbor tried to recover from the aftermath of the storm, which claimed three lives. Hurricane Sandy roared across Cuba overnight, making landfall as a powerful 115-mph storm. Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince is still feeling the ripple effects, with gusty rain continuing as the Sandy makes its way towards the Bahamas. (AP Photo/The Miami Herald, Carl Juste) MAGS OUT
A surfer, rear left, takes advantage of waves produced by hurricane Sandys outer bands at Haulover Beach in Miami as the Bal Harbour police patrol the area on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Floridas officials are warning residents and visitors of dangerous rip currents as Hurricane Sandy moves north.Tropical storm warnings are in effect for the Florida east coast from Ocean Reef to Flagler Beach and Lake Okeechobee. Tropical storm watches have been issued for the Florida east coast from north of Flagler beach to Fernandina Beach and the Upper Keys as well as Florida Bay. (AP PhotoEl Nuevo Herald, David Santiago) MAGS OUT
A surfer, rear left, takes advantage of waves produced by hurricane Sandy's outer bands at Haulover Beach in Miami as the Bal Harbour police patrol the area on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Florida's officials are warning residents and visitors of dangerous rip currents as Hurricane Sandy moves north.Tropical storm warnings are in effect for the Florida east coast from Ocean Reef to Flagler Beach and Lake Okeechobee. Tropical storm watches have been issued for the Florida east coast from north of Flagler beach to Fernandina Beach and the Upper Keys as well as Florida Bay. (AP Photo/El Nuevo Herald, David Santiago) MAGS OUT
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A pelican flies with the wind produced by hurricane Sandys outer bands at Haulover Beach on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 in Miami. Floridas officials are warning residents and visitors of dangerous rip currents as Hurricane Sandy moves north. Tropical storm warnings are in effect for the Florida east coast from Ocean Reef to Flagler Beach and Lake Okeechobee. Tropical storm watches have been issued for the Florida east coast from north of Flagler beach to Fernandina Beach and the Upper Keys as well as Florida Bay. (AP PhotoEl Nuevo Herald, David Santiago) MAGS OUT
A pelican flies with the wind produced by hurricane Sandy's outer bands at Haulover Beach on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 in Miami. Florida's officials are warning residents and visitors of dangerous rip currents as Hurricane Sandy moves north. Tropical storm warnings are in effect for the Florida east coast from Ocean Reef to Flagler Beach and Lake Okeechobee. Tropical storm watches have been issued for the Florida east coast from north of Flagler beach to Fernandina Beach and the Upper Keys as well as Florida Bay. (AP Photo/El Nuevo Herald, David Santiago) MAGS OUT
A surfer rides a large wave at the inlet in Boynton Beach, Fla. late Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy was expected to churn through the central and northwest Bahamas late Thursday and early Friday. It also might bring tropical storm conditions along the southeastern Florida coast, the Upper Keys and Florida Bay by Friday morning. (AP PhotoJ Pat Carter)
A surfer rides a large wave at the inlet in Boynton Beach, Fla. late Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy was expected to churn through the central and northwest Bahamas late Thursday and early Friday. It also might bring tropical storm conditions along the southeastern Florida coast, the Upper Keys and Florida Bay by Friday morning. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
A driver maneuvers his classic American car along a wet road as a wave crashes against the Malecon in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy blasted across eastern Cuba on Thursday as a potent Category 2 storm and headed for the Bahamas after causing at least two deaths in the Caribbean. (AP PhotoRamon Espinosa)
A driver maneuvers his classic American car along a wet road as a wave crashes against the Malecon in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy blasted across eastern Cuba on Thursday as a potent Category 2 storm and headed for the Bahamas after causing at least two deaths in the Caribbean. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
A fallen placard lies on the ground after the passing of Hurricane Sandy in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, Thursday Oct. 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy blasted across eastern Cuba on Thursday as a potent Category 2 storm and headed for the Bahamas after causing at least two deaths in the Caribbean. (AP PhotoFranklin Reyes)
A fallen placard lies on the ground after the passing of Hurricane Sandy in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, Thursday Oct. 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy blasted across eastern Cuba on Thursday as a potent Category 2 storm and headed for the Bahamas after causing at least two deaths in the Caribbean. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)
Resident Antonio Garces tries to recover his belongings from his house destroyed by Hurricane Sandy in Aguacate, Cuba, Thursday Oct. 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy blasted across eastern Cuba on Thursday as a potent Category 2 storm and headed for the Bahamas after causing at least two deaths in the Caribbean. (AP PhotoFranklin Reyes)
Resident Antonio Garces tries to recover his belongings from his house destroyed by Hurricane Sandy in Aguacate, Cuba, Thursday Oct. 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy blasted across eastern Cuba on Thursday as a potent Category 2 storm and headed for the Bahamas after causing at least two deaths in the Caribbean. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)
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A woman washes her clothes in front of her damaged house after the passing of Hurricane Sandy in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, Thursday Oct. 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy blasted across eastern Cuba on Thursday as a potent Category 2 storm and headed for the Bahamas after causing at least two deaths in the Caribbean. (AP PhotoFranklin Reyes)
A woman washes her clothes in front of her damaged house after the passing of Hurricane Sandy in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, Thursday Oct. 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy blasted across eastern Cuba on Thursday as a potent Category 2 storm and headed for the Bahamas after causing at least two deaths in the Caribbean. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)
A transit sign that reads in Spanish Revolution Square lies on the ground next to a fallen tree after the passing of Hurricane Sandy in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, Thursday Oct. 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy blasted across eastern Cuba on Thursday as a potent Category 2 storm and headed for the Bahamas after causing at least two deaths in the Caribbean. (AP PhotoFranklin Reyes)
A transit sign that reads in Spanish "Revolution Square" lies on the ground next to a fallen tree after the passing of Hurricane Sandy in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, Thursday Oct. 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy blasted across eastern Cuba on Thursday as a potent Category 2 storm and headed for the Bahamas after causing at least two deaths in the Caribbean. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)
Soldiers an rescue workers patrol after the passing of Hurricane Sandy in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, Thursday Oct. 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy blasted across eastern Cuba on Thursday as a potent Category 2 storm and headed for the Bahamas after causing at least two deaths in the Caribbean. (AP PhotoFranklin Reyes)
Soldiers an rescue workers patrol after the passing of Hurricane Sandy in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, Thursday Oct. 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy blasted across eastern Cuba on Thursday as a potent Category 2 storm and headed for the Bahamas after causing at least two deaths in the Caribbean. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)
A woman stands at the entrance of her house in front of a fallen palm tree after the passing of Hurricane Sandy in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, Thursday Oct. 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy blasted across eastern Cuba on Thursday as a potent Category 2 storm and headed for the Bahamas after causing at least two deaths in the Caribbean. (AP PhotoFranklin Reyes)
A woman stands at the entrance of her house in front of a fallen palm tree after the passing of Hurricane Sandy in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, Thursday Oct. 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy blasted across eastern Cuba on Thursday as a potent Category 2 storm and headed for the Bahamas after causing at least two deaths in the Caribbean. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)
A resident carries a metal sheet, part of a damaged house after heavy rains brought by Hurricane Sandy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Sandy was blamed for the death of an elderly man in Jamaica who was crushed by a boulder. Another man and two women died while trying to cross storm-swollen rivers in southwestern Haiti. (AP PhotoDieu Nalio Chery)
A resident carries a metal sheet, part of a damaged house after heavy rains brought by Hurricane Sandy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Sandy was blamed for the death of an elderly man in Jamaica who was crushed by a boulder. Another man and two women died while trying to cross storm-swollen rivers in southwestern Haiti. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
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Tourists sit on a bus as they tour the city as a wave crashes against the Malecon in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy blasted across eastern Cuba on Thursday as a potent Category 2 storm and headed for the Bahamas after causing at least two deaths in the Caribbean. (AP PhotoRamon Espinosa)
Tourists sit on a bus as they tour the city as a wave crashes against the Malecon in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy blasted across eastern Cuba on Thursday as a potent Category 2 storm and headed for the Bahamas after causing at least two deaths in the Caribbean. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
A woman cries out in front of her flooded house caused by heavy rains from Hurricane Sandy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy rumbled across mountainous eastern Cuba and headed toward the Bahamas on Thursday as a Category 2 storm, bringing heavy rains and blistering winds. (AP PhotoDieu Nalio Chery)
A woman cries out in front of her flooded house caused by heavy rains from Hurricane Sandy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy rumbled across mountainous eastern Cuba and headed toward the Bahamas on Thursday as a Category 2 storm, bringing heavy rains and blistering winds. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
Residents wade through a flooded street caused by heavy rains from Hurricane Sandy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy rumbled across mountainous eastern Cuba and headed toward the Bahamas on Thursday as a Category 2 storm, bringing heavy rains and blistering winds. (AP PhotoDieu Nalio Chery)
Residents wade through a flooded street caused by heavy rains from Hurricane Sandy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy rumbled across mountainous eastern Cuba and headed toward the Bahamas on Thursday as a Category 2 storm, bringing heavy rains and blistering winds. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
Residents wade through a flooded street caused by heavy rains from Hurricane Sandy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy rumbled across mountainous eastern Cuba and headed toward the Bahamas on Thursday as a Category 2 storm, bringing heavy rains and blistering winds. (AP PhotoDieu Nalio Chery)
Residents wade through a flooded street caused by heavy rains from Hurricane Sandy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy rumbled across mountainous eastern Cuba and headed toward the Bahamas on Thursday as a Category 2 storm, bringing heavy rains and blistering winds. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
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