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nor'easter

[nȯr′ē·stər]
(meteorology)
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Every Noreaster is unique, and data from real events are essential, added Busciolano.
I have been briefed by the National Weather Service and my emergency team, who are tracking this storm and monitoring for the potential that it will reconstitute as a noreaster with significant rainfall, life-threatening storm surge and flooding.
The intent of the work is to protect the World Trade Center (WTC) site from threats posed by an impending weather event with an accompanying storm surge, such as a hurricane, tropical storm, and or Noreaster that could threaten WTC facilities.
In response, state officials from the New York State Office of Emergency Management and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation quickly mobilized to assess the situation and determined the erosion threatens to cut off road transit to a number of Fire Island communities and exposes mainland Long Island communities to an increased risk of flooding if a modest Noreaster or coastal storm were to hit.
With much of New Jersey expected to see significant snowfall during a noreaster this weekend, the Department of Environmental Protection is reminding local and county governments of steps to keep roadways and neighborhoods as safe and clear as possible while also protecting the environment.
The five counties prone to Noreasters and hurricanes are Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, Atlantic, and Cape May, covering most of the state's 137 mile coastline.
This damage added to the destruction and beach loss sustained with Hurricane Joaquin in fall 2015 and subsequent noreasters.
Army Corps has contracted with Great Lakes Dredge & Dock for beach repairs to small areas of Ship Bottom, Brant Beach and Long Beach Township that sustained damage from noreasters in October and January.