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When Hurricane Sandy Went Rogue

Clip: Season 40 Episode 6 | 2m 6s | Video has closed captioning.

Hurricane Sandy was born just like any other tropical storm: the warm water acts as a “heat engine,” and produces strong winds. But an unfortunate turn catapulted Sandy into the Northeast—making it unusually devastating for those living on or near the coast.

Aired: 02/07/13

Rating: NR

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