East Coast soaked by expansive, crawling storm

October 3, 2015 8:30 AM

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East Coast soaked by expansive, crawling storm

Forecasters predict the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season -- June 1 to November 30 -- will have fewer storms than normal, though fewer doesn't necessarily mean less deadly. The last 30 years have brought plenty of deadly and destructive storms to the United States, including 2005's Hurricane Katrina (here, police and others use boats to rescue people in a flooded New Orleans neighborhood). Click through the gallery to see more photos of disastrous hurricanes over the last three decades, and check out this video to find out which states have been hit the most often.

Sandy, 2012: It technically lost its hurricane status shortly before striking New Jersey, but its gigantic size -- it covered 1.8 million square miles at landfall -- sent devastating storm surges to the coast. Here, a man looks for pieces of his beach house after Sandy demolished it in Seaside Heigh...

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