October 28, 2012 in Nation/World

AP PHOTOS: Images of the approaching superstorm

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This satellite image from the National Hurricane Center in Miami shows Sandy, at 10:03 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012. Hurricane Sandy was headed north from the Caribbean, where it left nearly five dozen dead, to meet a winter storm and a cold front, plus high tides from a full moon, and experts said the rare hybrid storm that results will cause havoc over 800 miles from the East Coast to the Great Lakes.
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Big waves washed over roads in Virginia and flooded parts of coastal Maryland as Hurricane Sandy headed north.

Across the Northeast, people boarded up windows and filled sandbags in preparation for the hybrid storm system. Forecasters warned that the megastorm could wreak havoc over 800 miles from the East Coast to the Great Lakes.

Here’s a look at AP photos of the storm and preparations so far in the U.S.:

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