• Released Thursday, June 6, 2013
  • Updated Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 12:35PM
  • ID: 11269

Hurricane Sandy’s near-surface winds are visible in this computer simulation that runs from Oct. 26 to Oct. 31, 2012.

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Oct. 25, 2012 – Sandy reached its initial peak intensity as a Category 3 hurricane over Cuba.

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Oct. 26, 2012 – Sandy’s winds hit speeds greater than 90 mph as the storm grew over the Atlantic.

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Oct. 29, 2012 – A day before landfall, Sandy intensified into a Category 2 superstorm nearly 1,000 miles wide.

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Oct. 30, 2012 – Post-landfall effects ranged from record storm surge in New Jersey to blizzards in North Carolina.


Please give credit for this item to:
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and NASA Center for Climate Simulation
Video and images courtesy of NASA/GSFC/William Putman

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