Sandy Makes Landfall, Impact Experienced Out West
KREX News Room
DENVER- It's being called the storm of the century. Sandy, which was once a hurricane, is now considered a post-tropical cyclone, but that doesn't make it any less dangerous.
Millions are affected, and billions of dollars in damage is done.
As of early Tuesday morning, 16 people had been confirmed dead and an estimated 7.4 million people had lost power.
Western states like Colorado are being impacted indirectly.
Dozens of flights at Denver International Airport have been canceled.
President Barack Obama also canceled a rally he had planned in Colorado Springs Tuesday; Bill Clinton is expected to head to Colorado in the president's place.
Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan also canceled a planned trip to Greeley; it's unknown whether he will reschedule the visit.