Superstorm Sandy's extremes, by the numbers


-- Maximum size of storm: 1,000 miles across
-- Highest storm surge: 13.88 feet, at New York
-- Number of states seeing intense effects of the storm: At least 17
-- Deaths: At least 51
-- Damage: Estimated property losses at $20 billion, ranking the storm among the most expensive U.S. disasters
-- Top wind gust on land in the U.S.: 140 mph, at Mount Washington, N.H.
-- Power outages at peak: More than 8.5 million
-- Canceled airline flights: More than 18,100
-- Most rainfall: 12.55 inches, at Easton, Md.
-- Most snow: 28 inches, at Redhouse, Md.
-- Evacuation zone: Included communities in more than 400 miles of coastline from Ocean City, Md., to Dartmouth, Mass.


Eyewitness News reporter Samica Knight is on the east coast this week, covering all aspects of the storm. Watch for her reports and follow her on Facebook for updates from the field.

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