Hurricane Sandy

By: Brock Beeler

Where was it located?

Hurricane Sandy hit the coastline from New Jersey north to Connecticut also hitting New York City and Long Island.

When It Hit and What Type Of Storm It Was.

Hurricane Sandy hit on October 29, 2012, and was classified as a Category 1 Hurricane.

How did it form?

It formed because of the extremely moist air and heat mixing together.

Amount of destruction and injuries and lives lost.

Hurricane Sandy, as a hurricane and a post-tropical cyclone, kills at least 117 people in the United States and 69 more in Canada and the Caribbean. The death toll in the United States includes 53 in New York state, 34 in New Jersey, 12 in Pennsylvania, six in West Virginia, four in Connecticut, one in Maryland, and seven elsewhere in the United States. Hurricane Sandy also cost about 700 million dollars worth of destruction.