What is a nor'easter?

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Nor'easter is a powerful storm that affects the East Coast of the United States and Atlantic Canada. It is named Nor'easter because the storm travels to the Northeast while the winds come from the Northeast of the coastal areas of the United States and the Atlantic Canada. Nor'easter causes flooding and erosion of the coastal areas, hurricane winds and heavy snow.
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A Noreaster is a strong tropical-like storm with strong rain and strong rotating winds that affects the Northeastern coastal states.
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The name specifically is an allusion to the direction of the winds associated with the storm: A nor'easter gets its name from its continuously strong northeasterly winds blowing in
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Cold air is denser than warm air, so a column of relatively cold air above a region should increase the pressure over that area. With a cold-core low; however, the coldest temperatures
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A Nor'easter is a common winter storm - Or is it? Actually, a nor'easter can occur any time of the year. Commonly thought to be storms that move in from the Northeast, the storms
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Ask.com Answer for: what is a noreaster
nor'east·er
[nawr-ee-ster]
NOUN
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A nor'easter is an intense storm that happens along the east coast of the United States. The last nor'easter happened in the year of 2006 You can find more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nor%27easter
It is actually spelled nor'easter, and is considered a 'macro' storm, usually along the east coast. These storms are usually very cold, bring lots of rain or snow, and have high winds.
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