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nor'easter

[nȯr′ē·stər]
(meteorology)
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"If the current forecast pans out, this nor'easter will dump more snow on Washington, Philadelphia and New York than the three earlier storms combined," CNN quoted meteorologist Brandon Miller as saying.
In the US, Riley started out as a nor'easter, but soon developed into a bomb cyclone.
In Ed Brotak's article, "Winter Weather Woes" (Page 36 in the November/December 2017 issue) he states that a Nor'easter is a storm that comes right on up the East Coast.
On Thursday, January 2, 2014, the CodeRED emergency notification system delivered nearly two million calls to residents and businesses in the projected path of the Nor'Easter that impacted the mid-Atlantic Coast.
A weather system like this, which has its centre of low pressure just off the east coast of North America, is known in the US as a nor'easter. Winds travel anticlockwise around an area of low pressure in the northern hemisphere, so if the centre of the storm remains to the east of the coast, it will generate powerful northeasterly winds.
A Year after the twin blows of Hurricane Irene and the great Halloween nor'easter, New Yorkers were treated to what must surely be the worst revival to ever hit the Great White Way.
Chicago, USA-based carrier United Airlines (NYSE: UAL) said it delivered its best monthly on-time performance for 2012 in November despite the continued impact of Superstorm Sandy and the Nor'easter that followed with 85.5% of domestic flights and 81.2% of international flights arriving within 14 minutes of the scheduled arrival time.
drain of Election Night, and soon thereafter, a nor'easter kept the weather inhospitable for a couple of days.
Even though the storm, nor'easter, has come and gone, having brought its own problems to those who were battling Hurricane Sandy just a week ago, its effects are still being felt by travellers in the region.
Some 715,000 homes and businesses in the region were without power, an increase of nearly 43,000 from Wednesday night after the nor'easter knocked power out to more customers following those who had lost power due to Sandy, the U.S.
NEW YORK (CyHAN)- Mother Nature threatens to wallop the US east coast again this week with a "nor'easter" storm that forecasters say could pack heavy rain, strong winds and snow, as many in the region remain without power and heat a week after Hurricane Sandy devastated large parts of the region.
A typical snowstorm stalls over a New England town only to gain strength and become an enormous nor'easter, dumping massive amounts of snow.