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Superstorm Sandy 10 Years Later: The Lessons Learned Will Pay Off, Eventually

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Damage at Mecox Beach after Sandy.   DANA SHAW

Damage at Mecox Beach after Sandy. DANA SHAW

Damage at Mecox Beach after Sandy.   DANA SHAW

Damage at Mecox Beach after Sandy. DANA SHAW

Damage at Mecox Beach after Sandy.   DANA SHAW

Damage at Mecox Beach after Sandy. DANA SHAW

Damage at Mecox Beach after Sandy.   DANA SHAW

Damage at Mecox Beach after Sandy. DANA SHAW

Dune Road in Hampton Bays after Sandy.  DANA SHAW

Dune Road in Hampton Bays after Sandy. DANA SHAW

Dune Road in Hampton Bays after Sandy.  DANA SHAW

Dune Road in Hampton Bays after Sandy. DANA SHAW

Dune Road in Hampton Bays after Sandy.  DANA SHAW

Dune Road in Hampton Bays after Sandy. DANA SHAW

At roughly 11:00 a.m., Sag Harbor Firefighters Mike Labrozzi and Kelly Bailey use a canoe to transport a pet dog as they help rescue a Bay Avenue, Pine Neck resident and his pets who had become stranded due to rising water during hurricane Sandy on Monday, October 29, 2012.   MICHAEL HELLER

At roughly 11:00 a.m., Sag Harbor Firefighters Mike Labrozzi and Kelly Bailey use a canoe to transport a pet dog as they help rescue a Bay Avenue, Pine Neck resident and his pets who had become stranded due to rising water during hurricane Sandy on Monday, October 29, 2012. MICHAEL HELLER

At roughly 4:00 p.m., a sailboat lay sunken at the west end of Marine Park during hurricane Sandy on Monday, October 29th, 2012.   MICHAEL HELLER

At roughly 4:00 p.m., a sailboat lay sunken at the west end of Marine Park during hurricane Sandy on Monday, October 29th, 2012. MICHAEL HELLER

The intersection of Dune Road and Jobs Lane in Bridgehampton in the aftermath of hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012.    MICHAEL HELLER

The intersection of Dune Road and Jobs Lane in Bridgehampton in the aftermath of hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012. MICHAEL HELLER

A view of the flooding in Sag Harbor from Spring Street the day after Sandy.   JOE LOUCHHEIM

A view of the flooding in Sag Harbor from Spring Street the day after Sandy. JOE LOUCHHEIM

A view of the flooding in Sag Harbor from Spring Street the day after Sandy.      JOE LOUCHHEIM

A view of the flooding in Sag Harbor from Spring Street the day after Sandy. JOE LOUCHHEIM

At roughly 11:00 a.m., Sag Harbor Firefighters Peter Topping, Mike Labrozzi and Kelly Bailey used a canoe to transport a Bay Avenue, Pine Neck resident and his pets who had become stranded due to rising water during hurricane Sandy on Monday, October 29, 2012.   MICHAEL HELLER

At roughly 11:00 a.m., Sag Harbor Firefighters Peter Topping, Mike Labrozzi and Kelly Bailey used a canoe to transport a Bay Avenue, Pine Neck resident and his pets who had become stranded due to rising water during hurricane Sandy on Monday, October 29, 2012. MICHAEL HELLER

Damage from Sandy to homes on Pine Avenue in Flanders.  DANA SHAW

Damage from Sandy to homes on Pine Avenue in Flanders. DANA SHAW

Damage from Sandy to homes on Pine Avenue in Flanders.  DANA SHAW

Damage from Sandy to homes on Pine Avenue in Flanders. DANA SHAW

Damage from Sandy to homes on Pine Avenue in Flanders.  DANA SHAW

Damage from Sandy to homes on Pine Avenue in Flanders. DANA SHAW

Damage from Sandy to homes on Pine Avenue in Flanders.  DANA SHAW

Damage from Sandy to homes on Pine Avenue in Flanders. DANA SHAW

Marine Park in East Quogue is flooded during Sandy.  DANA SHAW

Marine Park in East Quogue is flooded during Sandy. DANA SHAW

A house in Wainscott was destroyed by Sandy.  MICHEL WRIGHT

A house in Wainscott was destroyed by Sandy. MICHEL WRIGHT

A house in Wainscott was destroyed by Sandy.  MICHEL WRIGHT

A house in Wainscott was destroyed by Sandy. MICHEL WRIGHT

A view down into the roiling surf in Montauk during Sandy.   KYRIL BROMLEY

A view down into the roiling surf in Montauk during Sandy. KYRIL BROMLEY

Homes along Soundview Drive in Montauk take a beating during Sandy.   KYRIL BRONLEY

Homes along Soundview Drive in Montauk take a beating during Sandy. KYRIL BRONLEY

The roiling surf at the end of Town Line Road in Sagaponack as Sandy approaches.  DANA SHAW

The roiling surf at the end of Town Line Road in Sagaponack as Sandy approaches. DANA SHAW

Bay Avenue in Noyac as Sandy approaches. DANA SHAW

Bay Avenue in Noyac as Sandy approaches. DANA SHAW

A light pole down in Noyac the day after Sandy.  JOE LOUCHHEIM

A light pole down in Noyac the day after Sandy. JOE LOUCHHEIM

The beach under a house on Soundview Drive in Montauk eroded away.  KYRIL BROMLEY

The beach under a house on Soundview Drive in Montauk eroded away. KYRIL BROMLEY

A damaged house on Soundview Drive in Montauk.  KYRIL BROMLEY

A damaged house on Soundview Drive in Montauk. KYRIL BROMLEY

Newtown Lane in East Hampton Village the day after Sandy.  KYRIL BROMLEY

Newtown Lane in East Hampton Village the day after Sandy. KYRIL BROMLEY

authorMichael Wright on Oct 26, 2022
Ten years ago this weekend, one of the largest and most unusual storms to ever form in the Atlantic Ocean, Superstorm Sandy, brushed the South Fork as it charged into... more

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