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The Most Interesting Hurricane Sandy Images, Gifs and Memes

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Hurricane Sandy has arrived. The fact I’m writing this and my power isn’t out is a small, and I’m sure temporary, miracle. Below are some of the most interesting images and animated .gifs from the super storm so far:

What you were hopefully doing Monday…

Some perspective (and a reminder of the difference a year makes)—Hurricane Irene vs. Hurricane Sandy:

Even more perspective—how Hurricane Sandy would look if positioned over Europe:

High-resolution model of Hurricane Sandy’s approach:

When it comes to a “Frakenstorm,” it takes two storms to tango (how a superstorm is born):

Truly terrifying? The things people do when they’re stir crazy…

Horse Man in Northwest DC yesterday: Winner of the weirdest reaction to a hurricane? He clearly thinks so:

And now...some much needed levity

Probably the truest thing anyone has said about Hurricane Sandy:

See the Atlantic Wire's round up of images:

Stay safe everyone--you can make a donation to the Red Cross disaster relief effort here

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Mark Micheli is Special Projects Editor for Government Executive Media Group. He's the editor of Excellence in Government Online and contributes to GovExec, NextGov and Defense One. Previously, he worked on national security and emergency management issues with the US Treasury Department and the Department of Homeland Security. He's a graduate of the Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs and studied at Drake University.

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