News of the Day: Hurricane Sandy

NBCNews.com Cover - 10/28/2012

Tropical Storm Sandy formed on Oct. 22, 2012, in the Caribbean Sea, south of Jamaica. It strengthened into a category one hurricane on Oct. 24 before making landfall in Jamaica.

On Oct. 27, having killed more than 40 people in the Caribbean, Sandy was briefly downgraded to a tropical storm before reverting to hurricane status. It remains a serious threat to the US East Coast, where it is expected to hit on Oct 29.

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