Flooding, Snow, And Power Outages Close Colleges In Storm’s Wake

Colleges up and down the East Coast will remain closed on Wednesday, some without power, as they clean up the mess left by Hurricane Sandy, which unleashed high winds, heavy rain, and more than a foot of snow on various parts of the region.

Some campuses will reopen, while others report that it could be days before power is restored and flood waters are mopped up.

Campuses in parts of the New York metropolitan area—Lower Manhattan and Long Island, in particular—were among the hardest hit. Many may stay closed for some time, with disruptions in the region's transportation system further delaying their reopening.

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