Hurricane Sandy: By the Numbers

(CNN) - The numbers throw into stark reality the enormity of Hurricane Sandy.


Heaviest rainfall, in inches, that is likely.


Number of lives Hurricane Sandy has already claimed -- 51 in Haiti alone


Miles that hurricane-force winds span out from either side of the eye of the storm


The last time the New York Stock Exchange was shuttered for a weather event -- for Hurricane Gloria

10 million+

Public transit commuters who will be without service Monday as systems in NY, Philadelphia, Washington DC and New Jersey grind to a halt

2.5 - 3 billion

The price tag, in billions for potential wind damage alone, according to FEMA

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