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Originally published October 30, 2012 at 9:20 PM | Page modified November 1, 2012 at 6:35 AM

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Sandy, by the numbers

Hurricane Sandy, after killing at least 69 people in the Caribbean, streamed northward, merged with two wintry weather systems and socked the Northeast, mid-Atlantic and Great Lakes with wind, waves, rain and snow. Some figures associated with Sandy's rampage through the U.S., as of Tuesday evening:

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Hurricane Sandy, after killing at least 69 people in the Caribbean, streamed northward, merged with two wintry weather systems and socked the Northeast, mid-Atlantic and Great Lakes with wind, waves, rain and snow. Some figures associated with Sandy's rampage through the U.S., as of Tuesday evening:

- Maximum size of storm: 1,000 miles across

- Highest storm surge: 13.88 feet, at New York

- Number of states seeing intense effects of the storm: At least 17

- Deaths: At least 55

- Damage: Estimated property losses at $20 billion, ranking the storm among the most expensive U.S. disasters

- Top wind gust on land in the U.S.: 140 mph, at Mount Washington, N.H.

- Power outages at peak: More than 8.5 million

- Canceled airline flights: More than 18,100

- Most rainfall: 12.55 inches, at Easton, Md.

- Most snow: 29 inches, at Redhouse, Md.

- Evacuation zone: Included communities in more than 400 miles of coastline from Ocean City, Md., to Dartmouth, Mass.

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Sources: National Weather Service, FlightAware, AP reporting

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