Liveblog: Hurricane Sandy’s Terrible Toll

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A flooded street in Dumbo.Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Hurricane Sandy is gone, but she leaves tremendous devastation in her wake. Here's what we woke up to Wednesday morning:

At least 22 are dead in New York City, and 22 percent of the city is still without power. (It's up to 90 percent in Long Island.) Six are dead in New Jersey, and 2.5 million are without power. Consolidated Edison says it may be another week before power is restored to all customers.

The subway system remains totally closed thanks to the worst disaster in its 108-year history. All buses are running for free. JFK and Newark airports have taken their first arrivals this morning, while LaGuardia remains closed. Mayor Bloomberg will ring the New York Stock Exchange's opening bell this morning, and Nasdaq will also reopen.

President Obama will view storm damage in New Jersey this afternoon with Governor Chris Christie.

The price tag of all this so far? An estimated $20 billion.