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As Hurricane Sandy spins on across the nation, Deseret News compared satellite pictures of other deadly hurricanes since 2001.

Hurricane Sandy - 2012
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Oct. 25, 2012, Hurricane Sandy captured after it made landfall over Cuba and Jamaica.

Peak diameter: 943 miles (as of October 29) according to The Weather Channel.

Duration: First spotted October 22 to ongoing

Deaths: 30 as of Oct. 30, according to The Baltimore Sun

Strongest winds: 94 mph in Eatons Neck, NY

Highest surge height: about 12.5 feet above normal in Kings Point, NY

Highest rain fall: 15.3" in Andrews, Air Force Base, MD (unconfirmed)

according to AccuWeather.com as of October 30.

Hurricane Ike - 2008
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Sept. 12, 2008, Hurricane Ike approaching the Texas coastline.

Peak diameter: 485 miles, according to The Weather Channel

Duration: Aug. 28, 2008 to Sept. 15, 2008, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Deaths: 131 deaths, 34 missing

Strongest winds: 145 mph

Highest surge height: 15-20 feet

Highest rain fall: 19 inches in southeastern Texas

according to the National Weather Service.

Hurricane Wilma - 2005
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Oct. 23, 2005, Hurricane Wilma beginning to reach Florida.

Peak diameter: 160 Miles

Duration: Oct. 15, 2008 to Oct. 25, 2005

Strongest winds: 175 mph gust in the Caribbean Sea, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Deaths: 22

Highest surge height: Unknown

Highest rain fall: 62.05 inches of rain

according to The National Weather Service

Hurricane Rita - 2005
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Sept. 20, 2005, Hurricane Rita is shown passing between Florida and Cuba at 100 mph winds according to NASA.

Peak size: Unknown

Duration: Sept. 18, 2005 to Sept. 26, 2005

Deaths: 7

Strongest winds: 116 mph gust of wind reported in Port Arthur, Texas

Highest surge height: 5 feet above normal in the Keys

Highest rain fall: 10 to 15 inches in isolated parts in Louisiana, Mississippi and eastern Texas

according to The National Weather Service

Hurricane Katrina - 2005
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Aug. 28, 2005, Hurricane Katrina captured in the Gulf of Mexico.

Peak size: 435 miles, according to The Weather Channel

Duration: Aug. 23, 2005 to Aug. 30, 2005

Deaths: about 1200

Strongest winds: 116 mph gust of wind reported in Port Arthur, Texas

Highest surge height: 25 to 28 feet Mississippi coast.

Highest rain fall: 10 to 15 inches in isolated parts in Louisiana, Mississippi and eastern Texas

according to The National Weather Service

Hurricane Dennis - 2005
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July 9, 2005, Hurricane Dennis is captured in the golf of Mexico as a category 4 hurricane.

Peak size: Unknown

Duration: July 4, 2005 to July 13, 2005

Deaths: about 42 deaths, which include the U.S., Cuba, Haiti and Jamaica

Strongest winds: 150 mph south of central Cuba

Highest surge height: Unknown

Highest rain fall: 23 inches in both Cuba and Jamaica

according to The National Weather Service

Hurricane Jeanne - 2004
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Sept. 25, 2004, Hurricane Jeanne approaching Florida.

Peak size: Unknown

Duration: Sept. 13, 2004 to Sept. 29, 2004

Deaths: Over 3,000 deaths in Haiti from mudslides and flash-floods; six deaths in the United States, including Puerto Rico

Strongest winds: 120 MPH

Highest surge height: Unknown

Highest rain fall: almost 24 inches reported in Vieques, Puerto Rico

according to The National Weather Service

Hurricane Ivan - 2004
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Sept. 11, 2004, Hurricane Ivan at the western tip of Jamaica.

Peak size: Unknown

Duration: Sept. 2, 2004 to Sept. 24, 2004

Deaths: 92 deaths, which include 25 in the U.S. Other deaths were in Grenada, Jamaica, Tobago and Barbados, Dominican Republic, Cayman Islands, Venezuela

Strongest winds: 160 MPH

Highest surge height: 10 to 15 feet

Highest rain fall: almost 10 to 15 inches

according to The National Weather Service

Hurricane Frances - 2004
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Sept. 2, 2004, Hurricane Frances aiming for Florida as a category 4 hurricane.

Peak size: Unknown

Duration: Aug. 24, 2004 to Sept. 10, 2004

Deaths: Seven in the United States and one in the Bahamas

Strongest winds: 145 mph

Highest surge height: 6 feet

Highest rain fall: 18.07 inches in Linville Falls, North Carolina

according to The National Weather Service

Hurricane Charley - 2004
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Aug. 14, 2004, Hurricane Charley is pictured in its third landfall in the United States over South Carolina.

Peak size: Unknown

Duration: Aug. 9, 2004 to Aug. 15, 2004

Deaths: 10 deaths in the United States, Four in Cuba, one in Jamaica

Strongest winds: 120 mph

Highest surge height: 7 feet

Highest rain fall: less than 8 inches

according to The National Weather Service

Hurricane Isabel - 2003
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Sept. 18, 2003, the satellite found the eye of Hurricane Isabel approaching North Carolina.

Peak size: 575 miles, according to The Weather Channel

Duration: Sept. 6, 2003 to Sept. 20, 2003

Deaths: 17

Strongest winds: unknown

Highest surge height: more than 8 feet

Highest rain fall: Unknown

according to The National Weather Service

Tropical Storm Allison - 2001
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June 5, 2001, this photo captures Tropical Storm Allison at its peak intensity.

Peak size: Unknown

Duration: June 4, 2001 to June 18, 2001

Deaths: 41

Strongest winds: Unknown

Highest surge height: Unknown

Highest rain fall: 36.99 inches of rain in Port of Houston, Texas

according to The National Weather Service