nor'easter


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nor'easter

[nȯr′ē·stər]
(meteorology)
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The storm was not as severe as the nor'easter that toppled trees, flooded coastal communities and caused more than 2 million power outages from Virginia to Maine last Friday.
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.
New York and New Jersey evacuated the most vulnerable coastal areas ahead of the nor'easter storm.
A typical snowstorm stalls over a New England town only to gain strength and become an enormous nor'easter, dumping massive amounts of snow.
While the yearly dunes restoration project began in the early 21st century, the annex's efforts became more essential recently, following November 2009's nor'easter storm that destroyed nearly one-third of the dunes with heavy winds and constant rain.
The 4th Annual Nor'easter SNAP Improvement Conference was held in Andover, Mass.
The problem is that it isn't summer it's New Year's Eve and a nor'easter is blowing in threatening a brutal weekend for the college chums.
It's not entirely clear what they had in mind--Pat Robertson hinted that natural disasters would wipe the Commonwealth off the map, but five years have now passed without even a serious nor'easter.
Navy and Army divers are participating in the joint service operation with federal, state and local authorities to raise the vessel, which sank in about 30 feet of water during a nor'easter that struck the area in April 2007.
Storm patterns in 2008 didn't exactly match those of 2005, but there was one major nor'easter at the right time, and an extensive Alexandrium bloom flourished during late spring and early summer.
Runners struggled through a nor'easter that was considered the worst marathon weather since at least 1970.
During what was arguably the worst Nor'easter in years, Eagle Transfer had a major relocation planned for Amalgamated Bank.