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  • October 30, 2012

    Superstorm Sandy

    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.

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  • Robert Connolly, left, embraces his wife Laura as they survey the remains of the home owned by her parents that burned to the ground in the Breezy Point section of New York, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. More than 50 homes were destroyed in the fire which swept through the oceanfront community during superstorm Sandy. At right is their son, Kyle. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Robert Connolly, left, embraces his wife Laura as they survey the remains of the home owned by her parents that burned to the ground in the Breezy Point section of New York, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. More than 50 homes were destroyed in the fire which swept through the oceanfront community during superstorm Sandy. At right is their son, Kyle. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) Photo Store

  • A fire fighter surveys the smoldering ruins of a house in the Breezy Point section of New York, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. More than 50 homes were destroyed in a fire which swept through the oceanfront community during superstorm Sandy. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    A fire fighter surveys the smoldering ruins of a house in the Breezy Point section of New York, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. More than 50 homes were destroyed in a fire which swept through the oceanfront community during superstorm Sandy. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) Photo Store

  • Brian Hajeski, 41, of Brick, N.J., reacts as he looks at debris of a home that washed up on to the Mantoloking Bridge the morning after superstorm Sandy rolled through, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in Mantoloking, N.J. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    Brian Hajeski, 41, of Brick, N.J., reacts as he looks at debris of a home that washed up on to the Mantoloking Bridge the morning after superstorm Sandy rolled through, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in Mantoloking, N.J. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) Photo Store

  • North Carolina 12 is buckled from pounding surf leading into Mirlo Beach in Rodanthe, N.C. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. People on North Carolina's Outer Banks are facing some flooding and damage from Hurricane Sandy, but emergency management officials say it could have been worse. North Carolina Transportation Department spokeswoman Greer Beaty said the highway was closed Tuesday until crews inspect the road. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Steve Earley)

    North Carolina 12 is buckled from pounding surf leading into Mirlo Beach in Rodanthe, N.C. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. People on North Carolina's Outer Banks are facing some flooding and damage from Hurricane Sandy, but emergency management officials say it could have been worse. North Carolina Transportation Department spokeswoman Greer Beaty said the highway was closed Tuesday until crews inspect the road. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Steve Earley) Photo Store

  • A piece of wood with exposed nails juts out of the bathroom wall above the toilet in Carolyn and Kendall Coleman's mobile home in the Tall Oak Estates mobile home park in Dover Township, York County, Pa. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 in the wake of superstorm Sandy. Carolyn Coleman, 69, who has lived in this home with her husband for 13 years, said she had been in the other end of the home when

    A piece of wood with exposed nails juts out of the bathroom wall above the toilet in Carolyn and Kendall Coleman's mobile home in the Tall Oak Estates mobile home park in Dover Township, York County, Pa. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 in the wake of superstorm Sandy. Carolyn Coleman, 69, who has lived in this home with her husband for 13 years, said she had been in the other end of the home when "the trailer shook and then I heard the bang and then the crash." After commenting she wouldn't be able to replace the wallpaper and the shattered mirror -- which she has had for 13 years - she and her husband joked about keeping the rod in place and using it to store toilet paper. (AP Photo/York Daily Record, Chris Dunn) Photo Store

  • This Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 photo shows a house, background, pushed off its foundation, foreground, by superstorm Sandy in East Haven, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

    This Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 photo shows a house, background, pushed off its foundation, foreground, by superstorm Sandy in East Haven, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) Photo Store

  • The Battery Park Underpass was completely flooded by the storm, Tuesday, October 30, 2012. Hurricane Sandy caused major damage to New York City and surrounding areas.  (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

    The Battery Park Underpass was completely flooded by the storm, Tuesday, October 30, 2012. Hurricane Sandy caused major damage to New York City and surrounding areas. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/MCT) Photo Store

  • Cars float up from a car garage in a mixture of storm water and gasoline in lower Manhattan as workers begin the process of pumping out the mess, Tuesday, October 30, 2012. Hurricane Sandy caused major damage to New York City and surrounding areas. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

    Cars float up from a car garage in a mixture of storm water and gasoline in lower Manhattan as workers begin the process of pumping out the mess, Tuesday, October 30, 2012. Hurricane Sandy caused major damage to New York City and surrounding areas. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/MCT)   (Tribune Media M) Photo Store

  • Medical workers assist a patient into an ambulance during an evacuation of New York University's Tisch Hospital, Monday  in New York. The New York City hospital is moving out more than 200 patients after its backup generator failed when the power was knocked out. (AP Photo/ John Minchillo)

    Medical workers assist a patient into an ambulance during an evacuation of New York University's Tisch Hospital, Monday in New York. The New York City hospital is moving out more than 200 patients after its backup generator failed when the power was knocked out. (AP Photo/ John Minchillo) Photo Store

  • Olivia Loesner, 16, hugs her uncle, Little Ferry Deputy Fire Chief John Ruff, after she was brought from her flooded home in a boat in Little Ferry, N.J., Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in the wake of superstorm Sandy. At right carrying pets, is her mother, Janice Loesner. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

    Olivia Loesner, 16, hugs her uncle, Little Ferry Deputy Fire Chief John Ruff, after she was brought from her flooded home in a boat in Little Ferry, N.J., Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in the wake of superstorm Sandy. At right carrying pets, is her mother, Janice Loesner. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle) Photo Store

  • Debris floats around a house pushed off it's foundation in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy in East Haven, Conn., Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

    Debris floats around a house pushed off it's foundation in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy in East Haven, Conn., Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) Photo Store

  • The lights on the Brooklyn Bridge stand in contrast to the lower Manhattan skyline on Tuesday which lost its electrical supply, after megastorm Sandy swept through New York. A record storm surge that was higher than predicted along with high winds damaged the electrical system and plunged millions of people into darkness. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    The lights on the Brooklyn Bridge stand in contrast to the lower Manhattan skyline on Tuesday which lost its electrical supply, after megastorm Sandy swept through New York. A record storm surge that was higher than predicted along with high winds damaged the electrical system and plunged millions of people into darkness. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) Photo Store

  • Foundations and pilings are all that remain of brick buildings and a boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J., on Tuesday after they were destroyed. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Foundations and pilings are all that remain of brick buildings and a boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J., on Tuesday after they were destroyed. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) Photo Store

  • A huge tree split apart and fell over the front yard and fence of a home on Tuesday in Sea Cliff, N.Y. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

    A huge tree split apart and fell over the front yard and fence of a home on Tuesday in Sea Cliff, N.Y. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek) Photo Store

  • Glenn Heartley watches floodwaters from superstorm Sandy pour out of his car after it was pulled out of a creek in Chincoteague, Va., Tuesday. Heartley and his wife were swept off the road into a shallow creek during Monday's storm. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

    Glenn Heartley watches floodwaters from superstorm Sandy pour out of his car after it was pulled out of a creek in Chincoteague, Va., Tuesday. Heartley and his wife were swept off the road into a shallow creek during Monday's storm. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) Photo Store

  • A Halloween decoration of a witch blown into a tree sits beside Lake Ontario as waves driven by superstorm Sandy crash on a beach in Toronto on Tuesday morning. (The Canadian Press / Frank Gunn)

    A Halloween decoration of a witch blown into a tree sits beside Lake Ontario as waves driven by superstorm Sandy crash on a beach in Toronto on Tuesday morning. (The Canadian Press / Frank Gunn) Photo Store

  • A parking lot full of yellow cabs is flooded as a result of superstorm Sandy on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 in Hoboken, NJ. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)

    A parking lot full of yellow cabs is flooded as a result of superstorm Sandy on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 in Hoboken, NJ. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes) Photo Store

  • Waves hit the shore in Cow Bay, N.S. near Halifax on Tuesday. The Atlantic region was mainly spared from the wrath of hurricane Sandy, but high winds and rain are expected to continue for the next day. (The Canadian Press / Andrew Vaughan)

    Waves hit the shore in Cow Bay, N.S. near Halifax on Tuesday. The Atlantic region was mainly spared from the wrath of hurricane Sandy, but high winds and rain are expected to continue for the next day. (The Canadian Press / Andrew Vaughan) Photo Store

  • A woman photographs the sunrise as waves driven by superstorm Sandy crash on a beach in Toronto on Tuesday morning.  (The Canadian Press / Frank Gunn)

    A woman photographs the sunrise as waves driven by superstorm Sandy crash on a beach in Toronto on Tuesday morning. (The Canadian Press / Frank Gunn) Photo Store

  • Sea water floods the Ground Zero construction site in New York. Sandy continued on its path, as the storm 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. (AP Photo/ John Minchillo)

    Sea water floods the Ground Zero construction site in New York. Sandy continued on its path, as the storm 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. (AP Photo/ John Minchillo) Photo Store

  • After canceling his appearance at a morning campaign rally in Orlando, Fla., President Barack Obama walks toward the White House in a driving rain after returning to Washington to monitor preparations for early response to Hurricane Sandy. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    After canceling his appearance at a morning campaign rally in Orlando, Fla., President Barack Obama walks toward the White House in a driving rain after returning to Washington to monitor preparations for early response to Hurricane Sandy. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) Photo Store

  • People wade and paddle down a flooded street as Hurricane Sandy approaches in Lindenhurst, N.Y. Gaining speed and power through the day, the storm knocked out electricity to more than 1 million people and figured to upend life for tens of millions more. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

    People wade and paddle down a flooded street as Hurricane Sandy approaches in Lindenhurst, N.Y. Gaining speed and power through the day, the storm knocked out electricity to more than 1 million people and figured to upend life for tens of millions more. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow) Photo Store

  • Flooding and high winds arrive along North Michigan Avenue in Atlantic City, N.J., Monday. (AP Photo/The Press of Atlantic City, Michael Ein)

    Flooding and high winds arrive along North Michigan Avenue in Atlantic City, N.J., Monday. (AP Photo/The Press of Atlantic City, Michael Ein) Photo Store

  • Waves crash over the bow of a tug boat as it passes near the Statue of Liberty in New York as rough water, the result of Hurricane Sandy, churned the waters of New York Harbor. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

    Waves crash over the bow of a tug boat as it passes near the Statue of Liberty in New York as rough water, the result of Hurricane Sandy, churned the waters of New York Harbor. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle) Photo Store

  • A row of houses stands in floodwaters at Grassy Sound in North Wildwood, N.J., as Hurricane Sandy pounds the East Coast. The powerful storm made the westward lurch and took dead aim at New Jersey and Delaware on Monday, washing away part of the Atlantic City boardwalk, putting the presidential campaign on hold and threatening to cripple Wall Street and the New York subway system with an surge of seawater. (AP Photo/The Press of Atlantic City, Dale Gerhard)

    A row of houses stands in floodwaters at Grassy Sound in North Wildwood, N.J., as Hurricane Sandy pounds the East Coast. The powerful storm made the westward lurch and took dead aim at New Jersey and Delaware on Monday, washing away part of the Atlantic City boardwalk, putting the presidential campaign on hold and threatening to cripple Wall Street and the New York subway system with an surge of seawater. (AP Photo/The Press of Atlantic City, Dale Gerhard) Photo Store

  • 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)

    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)   (CP) Photo Store

  • John Constantine makes his way out of his house after winds from Hurricane Sandy toppled a tree fell onto it in Andover, Mass. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

    John Constantine makes his way out of his house after winds from Hurricane Sandy toppled a tree fell onto it in Andover, Mass. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)   (CP) Photo Store

  • Caleb Lavoie, 17, of Dayton, Maine, front, and Curtis Huard, 16, of Arundel, Maine, leap out of the way as a large wave crashes over a seawall on the Atlantic Ocean during the early stages of Hurricane Sandy, in Kennebunk, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

    Caleb Lavoie, 17, of Dayton, Maine, front, and Curtis Huard, 16, of Arundel, Maine, leap out of the way as a large wave crashes over a seawall on the Atlantic Ocean during the early stages of Hurricane Sandy, in Kennebunk, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty) Photo Store

  • Michael Wirtz, of Wilmington, Del., braves flood waters and high winds that arrived with Hurricane Sandy along North Michigan Avenue in Atlantic City, N.J. (AP Photo/The Press of Atlantic City, Michael Ein)

    Michael Wirtz, of Wilmington, Del., braves flood waters and high winds that arrived with Hurricane Sandy along North Michigan Avenue in Atlantic City, N.J. (AP Photo/The Press of Atlantic City, Michael Ein) Photo Store

  • Streets are flooded under the Manhattan Bridge in the Dumbo section of Brooklyn, N.Y. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    Streets are flooded under the Manhattan Bridge in the Dumbo section of Brooklyn, N.Y. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) Photo Store

  • A traveler on Delta Airlines waits for her east-bound flight in Detroit (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    A traveler on Delta Airlines waits for her east-bound flight in Detroit (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) Photo Store

  • This photo provided by 6abc Action News shows the Inlet section of Atlantic City, N.J., as Hurricane Sandy makes it approach. Sandy made landfall at 8 p.m. near Atlantic City, which was already mostly under water and saw a piece of its world-famous Boardwalk washed away earlier in the day. (AP Photo/6abc Action News, Dann Cuellar)

    This photo provided by 6abc Action News shows the Inlet section of Atlantic City, N.J., as Hurricane Sandy makes it approach. Sandy made landfall at 8 p.m. near Atlantic City, which was already mostly under water and saw a piece of its world-famous Boardwalk washed away earlier in the day. (AP Photo/6abc Action News, Dann Cuellar) Photo Store

  • Snow from superstorm Sandy is piled on mailboxes in Champion, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. Pennsylvania was battered by strong wind and heavy rain but escaped major flooding as a weakened Sandy churned across the state Tuesday, plunging more than a million customers into darkness and leaving a trail of damage that included shorn roofs, toppled trees and crushed cars (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    Snow from superstorm Sandy is piled on mailboxes in Champion, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. Pennsylvania was battered by strong wind and heavy rain but escaped major flooding as a weakened Sandy churned across the state Tuesday, plunging more than a million customers into darkness and leaving a trail of damage that included shorn roofs, toppled trees and crushed cars (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) Photo Store

  • Eva Miranda, 27, battles through howling wind and snow as she makes her way across the campus at Appalachian State University on Tuesday, October 30, 2012. The North Carolina mountains got a taste of winter as the remnants of Hurricane Sandy combined with a cold front to bring high winds, freezing temperatures and several inches of snow to the area. (Chuck Liddy/Raleigh News & Observer/MCT)

    Eva Miranda, 27, battles through howling wind and snow as she makes her way across the campus at Appalachian State University on Tuesday, October 30, 2012. The North Carolina mountains got a taste of winter as the remnants of Hurricane Sandy combined with a cold front to bring high winds, freezing temperatures and several inches of snow to the area. (Chuck Liddy/Raleigh News & Observer/MCT) Photo Store

  • Amanda Zink starts to clean up the store she owns called

    Amanda Zink starts to clean up the store she owns called "The Salty Paw," which was completely flooded on the waterfront of lower Manhattan, Tuesday, October 30, 2012. The tape on the windows was no match for the strength of the storm. Hurricane Sandy caused major damage to New York City and surrounding areas. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/MCT) Photo Store

  • NYPD officers inspect a flooded subway station in lower Manhattan, Tuesday, October 30, 2012. All subway and train service has been cancelled as Hurricane Sandy caused major damage to New York City and surrounding areas. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

    NYPD officers inspect a flooded subway station in lower Manhattan, Tuesday, October 30, 2012. All subway and train service has been cancelled as Hurricane Sandy caused major damage to New York City and surrounding areas. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/MCT) Photo Store

  • Two cars are abandoned in the sand from the aftermath of hurricane Sandy in Long Beach, New York, Tuesday, October 30, 2012. (Alejandra Villa/Newsday/MCT)

    Two cars are abandoned in the sand from the aftermath of hurricane Sandy in Long Beach, New York, Tuesday, October 30, 2012. (Alejandra Villa/Newsday/MCT) Photo Store

  • A pedestrian passes a fallen tree on East 7th Street in Manhattan's Lower East Side neighborhood, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in New York. New York City awakened Tuesday to a flooded subway system, shuttered financial markets and hundreds of thousands of people without power a day after a wall of seawater and high winds slammed into the city, destroying buildings and flooding tunnels. (AP Photo/ John Minchillo)

    A pedestrian passes a fallen tree on East 7th Street in Manhattan's Lower East Side neighborhood, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in New York. New York City awakened Tuesday to a flooded subway system, shuttered financial markets and hundreds of thousands of people without power a day after a wall of seawater and high winds slammed into the city, destroying buildings and flooding tunnels. (AP Photo/ John Minchillo) Photo Store

  • A photograph floats just below the surface of a flooded street in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in Massapequa, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

    A photograph floats just below the surface of a flooded street in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in Massapequa, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow) Photo Store

  • 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)

    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) Photo Store

  • Cinderblock foundations stand amidst the smoldering ruins of a house in the Breezy Point section of New York, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. More than 50 homes were destroyed in a fire which swept through the oceanfront community during superstorm Sandy. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Cinderblock foundations stand amidst the smoldering ruins of a house in the Breezy Point section of New York, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. More than 50 homes were destroyed in a fire which swept through the oceanfront community during superstorm Sandy. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) Photo Store

  • A man photographs damage caused by a fire fire in the Belle Harbor neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in New York. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    A man photographs damage caused by a fire fire in the Belle Harbor neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in New York. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) Photo Store

  • In this instagram photo provided by Ana Andjelic, Jane's Carousel in Brooklyn Bridge Park, in the DUMBO section of Brooklyn, is surrounded by floodwaters from Sandy's surge, Monday, Oct. 30, 2012, in New York. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Ana Andjelic)

    In this instagram photo provided by Ana Andjelic, Jane's Carousel in Brooklyn Bridge Park, in the DUMBO section of Brooklyn, is surrounded by floodwaters from Sandy's surge, Monday, Oct. 30, 2012, in New York. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Ana Andjelic) Photo Store

  • Homes destroyed by a fire at Breezy Point are shown, in the New York City borough of Queens Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in New York. The fire destroyed between 80 and 100 houses Monday night in the flooded neighborhood. More than 190 firefighters have contained the six-alarm blaze fire, but they are still putting out some pockets of fire. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    Homes destroyed by a fire at Breezy Point are shown, in the New York City borough of Queens Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in New York. The fire destroyed between 80 and 100 houses Monday night in the flooded neighborhood. More than 190 firefighters have contained the six-alarm blaze fire, but they are still putting out some pockets of fire. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) Photo Store

  • Pedestrians walk past the boardwalk and cars displaced by superstorm Sandy, near Rockaway Beach in the New York City borough of Queens Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in New York. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    Pedestrians walk past the boardwalk and cars displaced by superstorm Sandy, near Rockaway Beach in the New York City borough of Queens Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in New York. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) Photo Store

  • Pete Duhamel, of South Kingstown, R.I. removes a bicycle from a cottage while helping a friend salvage belongings from the structure destroyed by Superstorm Sandy, on Roy Carpenter's Beach, in the village of Matunuck, in South Kingstown, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

    Pete Duhamel, of South Kingstown, R.I. removes a bicycle from a cottage while helping a friend salvage belongings from the structure destroyed by Superstorm Sandy, on Roy Carpenter's Beach, in the village of Matunuck, in South Kingstown, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) Photo Store

  • Christopher Hannafin, of South Kingstown, R.I., enters a friend's cottage through a window to salvage belongings from the structure destroyed by Superstorm Sandy, on Roy Carpenter's Beach, in the village of Matunuck, in South Kingstown, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

    Christopher Hannafin, of South Kingstown, R.I., enters a friend's cottage through a window to salvage belongings from the structure destroyed by Superstorm Sandy, on Roy Carpenter's Beach, in the village of Matunuck, in South Kingstown, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) Photo Store

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