Despite the time that has passed since Sandy wreaked havoc on the coast, her effects are still prominent on many communities.
Six months since, homeowners and businesses alike still face the difficult task of rebuilding.
The pictures below summarize the devastation that has affected thousands and forever altered the landscape of the iconic Jersey Shore.
From the outside of a home, looking in through a shattered glass window, it is apparent the severity of Sandy's damage. Homes such as this remain uninhabited due to mold and structural damage.
The iconic Jet Star roller coaster, a main attraction at Casino Pier, remains stranded in the ocean. Despite significant damage, the pier is expected to reopen for the summer season.
In anticipation of the busy tourism season, businesses get to work on rebuilding their establishments.
Signs like the ones seen above are stapled to the door of many badly damaged homes.
Bungalows along the coast remain vacant nearly six months since Sandy. Many, without roofs and walls, continue to be weathered by the elements while homeowners reside in temporary housing.
In the wake of Sandy, many who could not return to their homes left messages to deter looters.
Remnants of a diner in Seaside Park lie covered in dust five months post-Sandy, as owners continue to make reparations with hopes to reopen by Memorial Day Weekend.
In anticipation of looters, a resident constructed a makeshift wall to close off the damage Sandy created.
Scrapbooks, like the one that contains the photo above, are kept by residents with severe storm damage as a record book and evidence for insurance claims. Mold growth is rampant in homes that suffered water damage.
A resident of Seaside Park spends his Saturday helping to haul away damaged household items. Many families are just beginning to rebuild, as they receive further clarification of new regulations and building requirements.
On this week's edition of AccuWeather LIVE, we'll take a look at an upcoming winter storm and how it may affect holiday travel.
Big changes are on the way for parts of the Western and Central states late this week and into this weekend.
Warm air is forecast to surge into much of the eastern half of the nation by the weekend and will be accompanied by heavy rain and flooding risk in some locations.
Thunderstorms in parts of the South this weekend may become strong enough to threaten lives and property.
As record-challenging warmth air pays a brief visit to the Eastern states, delays from rain, fog, ice and snow will be on the increase this weekend over much of the nation for early holiday travelers.
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SW Arkansas (1967)
A 200 mile wide tornado killed people along its 15 mile path from Waldo to near Bueana Vista. People from one house were carried 250 yards and cars were said to have been carried 600 yards.
Flagstaff, AZ (1967)
End of record 7-day snowstorm; total 83" snow.
Milwaukee, WI (2000)
49.5" of snow in December - snowiest December on record.