Sandy could have been worse, although she looks bad. $20B or so.
About what the Fed Reserve conjures out of nothing to steal from savers and asset holders, every two weeks. Keep things in perspective.
And lets hope the nuke plants can get utility power back on. They have backup, when it works, and when enough diesel can be delivered. But there are serious repercussions when they lose power for real. And the older they get, the more dangerous they get.