northeast storm

northeast storm

[′nȯr′thēst ′stȯrm]
(meteorology)
A cyclonic storm of the east coast of North America, so called because the winds over the coastal area are from the northeast; they may occur at any time of year but are most frequent and most violent between September and April.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The Northeast storm was called Hercules and names like Maximus, Orion, Ulysses and Wiley are slated to follow.
Airlines have canceled 3,775 flights in preparation for the Northeast storm, according to airline tracking website FlightAware.
Whenever I find myself thinking too much about "the fate of the Cape," and feel a case of cosmic jitters coming on, I know it's time to get to the Outer Beach, preferably during a northeast storm. There I can watch the foundations of this land being eaten out from under me.
Uccellini, 2004: A snowfall impact scale derived from northeast storm snowfall distributions.
NESIS uses snowfall and population information from the entire storm--both within and outside the Northeast--so it provides a measure of the total impact of a snowstorm, calibrated by the 30 largest Northeast storms from 1950 to 2000 (Kocin and Uccellini 2004).
The Northeast storm, which caused massive flooding from storm surge, power outages and physical damage, makes rate declines doubtful, said Ellis, though he added that "flat is still possible."
Thirty members of the Rutgers Meteorology Club attended the NorthEast Storms Conference, where two members presented research at the student poster session and others attended the talks.
This is the month of the year where it's important to pick your battles and try to arrange your trips around northeast storms. It's a great time to target wahoo and blackfin tuna from 21 fathoms east to the Gulf Stream.
After three destructive Northeast storms in two years--Hurricane Irene and the Halloween ice storm in 2011, and then Sandy last October, insurance pricing for many golf and country clubs in the region is on the rise, according to David Hatlem, senior executive vice president of club programs at Bollinger insurance in Short Hills, N.J.
"We expect some re/insurers to further augment their modeling with scenario/stress testing and to place greater emphasis on Northeast storms accompanied by high coastal surges."
The ratings agency adds, "Northeast storms in back-to-back years, namely Hurricane Irene in 2011 and Sandy in 2012, will likely convince at least a few re/insurers to selectively prune or hedge their Northeastern U.S.
Around here, we rarely fight northeast storms and come out on top.

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