It's Official: Sandy Was No Hurricane
The National Weather Service designation affects deductibles on insurance claims and could save property owners money.
The National Weather Service has determined that Superstorm Sandy which caused billions in damages and record floods on Oct. 29 was not a hurricane when it made landfall.
Staff writer Richard Degener reports in The Press of Atlantic City that meteorologists have determined that Category 1 Hurricane Sandy was a "post-tropical cyclone" by the time it reached the New Jersey coastline. The designation has an important impact on how insurance companies process claims for storm damage.