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Sandy's Statistics Awe-Inspiring
UPDATED 5 PM EDT, October 30, 2012
By WeatherBug Meteorologists
- New Jersey: 2.56 million
- New York: 1.92 million
- Pennsylvania: 1.17 million
- Connecticut: 594,000
- Maryland: 258,000
- Massachusetts: 230,000
- Ohio: 231,000
- Virginia: 84,000
- New Hampshire: 118,000
- Rhode Island: 109,000
- Maine: 52,000
- West Virginia: 255,000
- Delaware: 74,000
- WeatherBug Tracking stations in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia have recorded more than 6 inches
- 29 inches of snow reported in Redhouse, Md., in the Appalachian mountains
- Chicago lakeshore could see 18 to 23 foot waves generated by Sandy`s western flank
- Rainfall totals range from 6 to 12 inches along the Atlantic Coast. Wildwood Crest, N.J., received 12 inches.
- The Weather Service reports the buoy at the entrance to New York Harbor reached a record 32.5 feet, surpassing the former record of 26 feet set during Irene in August 2011.
- According to the New York Times, the water level at the bottom of Manhattan was 10.7 feet at 7:20 p.m., breaking the record of 10.0 feet set by Hurricane Donna in 1960.
- Islip International Airport, N.Y., clocked a gust of 90 mph.
- North Arlington, N.J., saw a gust to 81 mph.
- Ocean City, Md., which saw its fishing pier collapse, also recorded a gust of 74 mph.
- Powerful winds stretched as far inland as Cleveland, Ohio, which recorded a 68 mph gust.
- Very impressive rainfall accompanied this storm, with Mercersburg, Pa., leading the way with 14.45 inches of rain.
- Andrews Air Force Base, Md., was close, recording 12.64 inches of rain
- Cape May, N.J., near the point where Sandy came ashore, saw 9.91 inches of rain
- Heavy snow has been falling across West Virginia`s mountains. 28 inches of snow has fallen in Davis, W.Va.
- 24 inches of powder has fallen in Terra Alta, W.Va
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