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VIDEOS: Superstorm Sandy floods East Coast

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As Superstorm Sandy came ashore, flooding, power outages, extreme winds and dire conditions followed for much of the Northeast. 

The Weather Channel chronicles the sights and sounds of Sandy.

New York City’s skyline was without power Monday night following landfall of the Superstorm Sandy.

New York’s utility company cut power to 6, 500 residents of lower Manhattan to lessen the damage caused by flooding. 

Surges from Superstorm Sandy knock a reporter off his feet in Rockaway, N.Y. The reporter is said to be OK. 

High winds drove big Lake Michigan waves into many Chicago streets Tuesday. 

Connecticut has a long road to recovery ahead as well after Hurricane Sandy’s wrath along the entire shoreline. 

Fire crews were unable to get to many burning homes because the streets were flooded and filled with sand.