Hurricane Sandy

A downed power line, knocked over by a falling tree, is seen in the wake of Hurricane Sandy October 30, 2012 in Washignton, DC. At least 13 people were killed in the United States and Canada as the storm roared ashore late Monday, pounding several major cities with heavy rain and hurricane-force winds that toppled trees and ripped down power lines. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

How Sandy Went from ‘Boring’ to Killer Superstorm

Sandy wasn’t always a big bully. For several days, this looked like a “kind of boring” hurricane, said NOAA meteorologist Ian Sears, who flew into the storm three times in a hurricane hunter airplane. Then came Friday night, nearly three days before landfall in New Jersey, when the cold front chugging west hooked up with the tropical system steaming north.


Satellite image provided by NASA of Hurricane Sandy. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

Sandy’s ‘Freaky’ Path May Be Less Likely in Future

Man-made global warming may further lessen the likelihood of the freak atmospheric steering currents that last year shoved Superstorm Sandy due west into New Jersey, a new study says.


President Barack Obama (C) and New Jersey governor Chris Christie (R) visit a neighborhood hit hard by Hurricane Sandy last October. (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama And Christie Yet Again; Emphasis On Recovery

President Barack Obama is looking to get his groove back — at the beach.


A woman observes the damage to the Fishing Pier after Hurricane Sandy hit the region October 30, 2012 in Ocean City, Maryland. The storm has claimed at least 33 lives in the United States, and has caused massive flooding across much of the Atlantic seaboard. U.S. President Barack Obama has declared the situation a "major disaster" for large areas of the U.S. east coast, including New York City, with widespread power outages and significant flooding in parts of the city.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Ocean City Pier, Destroyed By Sandy, To Reopen

Ocean City officials are set to reopen the landmark fishing pier that was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.


More than six months after Superstorm Sandy, homes remain destroyed on May 14, 2013 near Mantoloking, N.J. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

NOAA Predicting Up To 6 Major Hurricanes

Federal forecasters are predicting yet another busy hurricane season.


Federal weather forecasts for Superstorm Sandy were exceptionally accurate last fall, but the warnings themselves were confusing, an internal review found. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Report: Feds’ Warnings About Sandy Were Confusing To Media, Public

Federal weather forecasts for Superstorm Sandy were exceptionally accurate last fall, but the warnings themselves were confusing, an internal review found.


In this handout image supplied by the US Coast Guard, The HMS Bounty, a 180-foot sailboat, is submerged in the Atlantic Ocean during Hurricane Sandy (Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tim Kuklewski/ /U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

Coast Guard: Closest Ship To Bounty 260 Miles Away

A Coast Guard official testified on Thursday that the closest Navy ship to the HMS Bounty before it sank during Hurricane Sandy was about 260 miles away, highlighting just how isolated the tall ship was in the October superstorm.


New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie thanked President Obama for his quick response to Hurricane Sandy assistance. (Photo credit -- JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Gov. Christie Thanks President Obama For Quick Hurricane Sandy Response

Gov. Chris Christie is thanking President Obama for coming to New Jersey’s aid after Superstorm Sandy and remembering the 42,000 state residents still homeless since the Oct. 29 storm.


File photo of cat in animal shelter. (Credit: JUAN VRIJDAG/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Rescue League to House Hurricane Sandy-Affected Animals

About a dozen dogs and cats affected by Hurricane Sandy will be welcomed to the District by the Washington Animal Rescue League today.


Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid takes part in a joint Senate and House session to count of the Electoral College votes for the 2012 presidential election at the Capitol in Washington on Jan. 4, 2013. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Reid: Katrina ‘Nothing In Comparison To What Happened To The People’ In Sandy

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Monday that he misspoke when he suggested in a Senate speech that damage from Superstorm Sandy was worse than that inflicted by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.