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Hurricane Sandy: By the numbers

CNN Wire

5:15 AM CDT, October 29, 2012

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The numbers throw into stark relief the enormity of Hurricane Sandy.

8-12
Heaviest rainfall, in inches, that is likely.

67
Number of lives Hurricane Sandy has already claimed -- 51 in Haiti alone

175
Miles that hurricane-force winds span out from either side of the eye of the storm

1985
The last time the New York Stock Exchange was shuttered for a weather event -- for Hurricane Gloria

10 million+
Public transit commuters who will be without service Monday as systems in NY, Philadelphia, Washington DC and New Jersey grind to a halt

2.5 - 3 billion
The price tag, in billions for potential wind damage alone, according to FEMA