New York LaGuardia Aiport Flooded!
SUPERSTORM SANDY - BY THE NUMBERS
Number of deaths blamed on Sandy: At least 38 in the United States, including 10 in New York City; 65 were killed earlier when Sandy hit the Caribbean.
Highest rainfall totals: Easton, Md., with 12.55 inches, according to AccuWeather.com.
Highest wind gusts: Eatons Neck, N.Y., with 94 mph, according to AccuWeather.com.
Highest snow amounts: Redhouse, Md., with 26 inches, according to AccuWeather.com; second highest was Bowden, W.Va., with 24 inches.
Height of waves on Lake Michigan: 20 feet, according to NBC affiliate WTHR.
Power outages: The U.S. Department of Energy said more than 8 million homes and businesses in several states were without electricity due to the storm. In New York City, as of 11 a.m., Con Edison reported approximately 780,000 customers without electrical service. That included about 250,000 customers in Manhattan, 180,000 in Westchester County, 108,000 in Queens, 109,000 in Staten Island, 87,000 in Brooklyn, and 45,000 in the Bronx.
National Guard troops called out: On Tuesday, nearly 7,500 National Guard soldiers and airmen were on duty in Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Virginia.
Number of subway tunnels flooded in NYC: All 10 subway tunnels between Manhattan and Brooklyn were flooded during the storm.
Number of calls per minute to NYC 911 at height of the storm: As of Monday night, the 911 system was receiving roughly 10,000 calls per half an hour, according to WSJ.com. The typical volume is 1,000 calls per half an hour.
Number of patients evacuated from New York University's Tisch Hospital: More than 200 patients, including 20 babies from neonatal intensive care.
Number of days stock exchanges closed: Two, the first weather-related two-day shutdown since the Great Blizzard of 1888.
Evacuations: In New York City, 375,000 people were ordered to leave flood-prone zones ahead of the storm. On Tuesday, more than 3,600 people were at 76 shelters in New York City, which has 16,000 shelter beds.
Flight cancellations: Over 18,100 flight cancellations due to Hurricane Sandy (via Flightaware).
(source: NBC NEWS)