It was called a “superstorm” and it was predicted to be like no other to hit the area in decades. That prediction turned out to be true.
The deadly storm made history from the start. It took an unlikely left turn in the Atlantic that put landfall just southwest of Long Island. It hit just at high tide, causing record surge. Its high winds knocked out power to nearly 950,000 on Long Island, breaking the record set during Hurricane Gloria.Published: Oct. 20, 2017
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