'Sandy' won't be used as a hurricane name again

The name "Sandy" will never be used for a hurricane again. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it is retiring the name from the

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration took the

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration took the name off the list due to last year's powerful storm. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

WOODBURY - The name "Sandy" will never be used for a hurricane again.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it is retiring the name from the list of possible hurricane names because last year's storm was so devastating. The tremendous storm killed 72 people and caused billions of dollars worth of damage.

"Sandy" will be replaced with the name "Sara."

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