Ocean water flows over North Carolina 12 at the north end of Buxton, N.C. on Hatteras Island in on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Millions of people from Maine to the Carolinas awoke Tuesday without electricity, and an eerily quiet New York City was all but closed off by car, train and air as superstorm Sandy steamed inland, still delivering punishing wind and rain. The U.S. death toll climbed to 39, many of the victims killed by falling trees.(AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Steve Earley)
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Oct. 30, 2012 @ 04:35 PM
Superstorm Sandy will end up causing about $20 billion in property damages and $10 billion to $30 billion more in lost business, according to IHS Global Insight, a forecasting firm.