Hurricane Sandy

By: Tamiya Bracero and Josh Park

Flood control measures that were placed before Hurricane Sandy

Flood warnings were issued in and people were evacuated before Hurricane Sandy hit.

Date of flood, Location, River(s) involved, And size of area affected

Date: October 29

Location: New Jersey

River involved: Passaic River

Size and area affected: East coast of the United States.

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How long did it take to recede

It took till November 14 for Hurricane sandy to recede.
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Three additional facts

1) Hurricane Sandy began in Jamaica on October 22nd, developing from an elongated tropical wave near the Caribbean sea.

2) More than 12,000 flights were canceled due to the hurricane and the three main airports which serve New York City were shut down for two days.

3) Sandy caused the worst damage in the NY subway's 108-year-history.

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