Vehicles sit in high floodwater during a storm surge associated with Superstorm Sandy in 2012, near the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel in New York.

Vehicles sit in high floodwater during a storm surge associated with Superstorm Sandy in 2012, near the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel in New York.

Vehicles sit in high floodwater during a storm surge associated with Superstorm Sandy in 2012, near the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel in New York.

Vehicles sit in high floodwater during a storm surge associated with Superstorm Sandy in 2012, near the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel in New York.