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Local History Day - Hurricane Sandy

A local history day project on Hurricane Sandy by Harrison Logan (White Team) and Sean Toucey (Green Team)

Harrison Logan

on 7 February 2013

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Nicaragua Formation Of Sandy On October 22, 2012, Hurricane Sandy formed on the east coast of Nicaragua. Jamaica Cuba Dominican Republic Haiti Island of Hispaniola Hurricane Sandy Local History Day Project By Harrison Logan and Sean Toucey On October 24, 2012, Hurricane Sandy had become a Category 1. It crossed Jamaica with 80 MPH winds and just missed Haiti and the Dominican Republic, although the storm dumped more than 20 inches of rain on Hispaniola causing more than 50 dead by flooding and mudslides. > 50 On October 26, 2012, Sandy left Jamaica and headed with 110 MPH winds towards the historic city in Cuba, Santiago de Cuba. "Everything was destroyed" claims citizens of the city. Devastation Begins > or = 70 On October 27, 2012, the storm traveled through the Bahamas, leaving an estimate of 70 or more deaths in the Caribbean. The hurricane then traveled along the east coast of Florida. During its travels, the storm weakened into a tropical depression, but quickly grew back into a Category 1 Hurricane. Onto America North Carolina South Carolina Florida Georgia Damage Takes Course On October 28, 2012, Hurricane Sandy traveled along the coast of Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina moving northeast with 80 mph winds. While still in the Atlantic Ocean, Sandy hit North Carolina with heavy winds Meteorologists predicted that Sandy would most likely morph into a powerful, hybrid super-storm as it travels north Hurricane Sandy Becoming an out of control super-storm City in Cuba almost completely destroyed The End is Near Around 8 PM on October 29, 2012, the hurricane hit land in New Jersey New Jersey After hitting land, the storm decreased. Many towns lost power throughout New England and other states including New Jersey and New york. Most of Manhattan was flooded and the Virginias got hit with heavy snow. Sandy's Last Breath A Subway in Manhattan Flooding On October 30, 2012, the storm moved away from New York leaving approximately 1 million homes without power. On October 31, 2012, Sandy dissipated over Pennsylvania leaving a total of $66 Billion in damages. The hurricane caused around a total of 253 dead and 15 missing. Sandy Dissipating Sandy after recently forming Also on October 29, 2012: Also on October 29, 2012, a replica of the tall ship, HMS Bounty, encountered the effects of the storm. The ship was from Connecticut, on its way to Florida. There were 16 people on board. When the ship was hit, everyone tried to make it to land safely. 14 out of 16 made it alive to shore. A rescue team from North Carolina found the dead body of a missing crew member. But the captain, Captain Walbridge, is still missing. They have pronounced him dead. Replica of the HMS Bounty Other Sandy Facts Sandy initially hit several Caribbean nations, hitting Haiti, Cuba, and Jamaica the hardest All airline flights were canceled due to the storm
West Virginia and Tennessee were given about 3 feet of snow in total
Hurricane Sandy lasted 9 days
The Path of Sandy for a week Path of Sandy Bibliography http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2012/11/02/a-timeline-of-hurricane-sandys-path-of-destruction/
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