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AP -- Just before its centre reached land, the storm was stripped of hurricane status, but the distinction was purely technical, based on its shape and internal temperature. It still packed hurricane-force wind, and forecasters were careful to say it remained every bit as dangerous to the 50 million people in its path.
The top of a mailbox rises above the surface of the floodwaters as seven-year-old Sierra Makel takes photos from the front porch of Scott Snyder's home in East Manchester Township, York County, Pa. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. Snyder's home along the banks of the Conewago Creek was flooded after Hurricane Sandy blew through the area and flooded the creek. Sierra's grandfather is friends with Snyder and was checking on his house. (AP Photo/York Daily Record, Eileen Joyce)