Superstorm 2012: Hurricane Wrapped in a Nor'easter

ABC News' Sam Champion on the hybrid storm that ravaged the East Coast.
3:00 | 10/30/12

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After thirty years of covering storms there was no doubt in my mind that said he was going to be the superstore predicted. Simply because no supercharged hybrid storm like this had ever made landfall it was a hurricane. Wrapped in a nor'easter we are standing at the rolling water lapped over the edge here there's already a little white cap I knew there would be serious flooding. By the next night time. You can't -- -- as an offense but I can't get there anyway that means the water is about this there just after 10 o'clock Monday night. I was done. To realize the extent of that money. There we were all surrounded by water now trapped on an island inside an island looking for a way to get out. First driving south then east then north only to find a blockade of water at. Every turn we had no choice but to retreat to the highest possible spot. And wait out the night.

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