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Sandy's storm surge flooded Long Island at historic levels that exceeded benchmark storms from the 1990s and rivaled the great hurricane of 1938, according to data collected by the federal government.
The superstorm's surge was equal to a Category 2 hurricane's, scientists and the United States Geological Survey said.
"We haven't recorded anything as high as the surge we've seen from...