nor’easter News

Mild Winter Expected in Northern and Eastern U.S.

The 2018-19 winter forecast shows below-normal temperatures for the southwestern United States, the Central Rockies, Northern California, and Southern Oregon, with above-normal temperatures in the remainder of the country, including the northern and eastern U.S. The winter precipitation forecast shows …

Nor’easters Join List of 2018 $1 Billion Disasters

Thanks to the nor’easters that hit New York and the East Coast, the U.S. has already had three $1 billion weather disasters since January, half the number in an average year. January and March winter storms that flooded the East …

East Coast Residents Weary From Fourth Nor’easter

New Yorkers should expect a sloppy commute as the “the last gasp” of a nor’easter that dumped more than a foot in parts of the city heads out to sea. The city didn’t get the 18 inches (46 centimeters) that …

Nor’easter Number 4 Expected to Drop a Foot of Snow

The fourth nor’easter in three weeks is about to hit the U.S. Northeast, potentially dropping as much as a foot of snow on New York and Boston and shutting down government offices in Washington. Snow is expected to start late …

Nor’easter Misses NYC, Dumps a Foot of Snow on Boston

A powerful nor’easter delivered a glancing blow to New York City but walloped Massachusetts with more than a foot of snow. The storm dumped between 8 and 12 inches (20 to 31 centimeters) in Boston, but the wind made it …

Third Nor’easter May be on the Way

Ready for another nor’easter? Computer forecast models indicate there’s a chance of one Monday, but it might be better to catch our collective breath after the last two and let things develop before hitting the panic button. Right now, if …

Winter to Take Another Swipe at the Northeast This Week

Winter isn’t done with the Northeast just yet. For the second time in a week, a storm promises to barrel along the East Coast, bringing snow to New York and pounding coastal areas still cleaning up from last week’s nor’easter. …

Powerful Nor’easter Leads to Power Outages, Flooding

Tens of thousands of utility workers in the Northeast raced to restore power to more than 1.5 million homes and businesses just days after a powerful nor’easter caused flooding and wind damage from Virginia to Maine. As conditions slowly improved …

Nor’easter to Slap East Coast With Floods, High Winds

A powerful nor’easter will roar up the East Coast Friday, putting more than $468 billion of real estate at risk from coastal flooding, dropping heavy snow in some areas and raking the region with wind gusts that could topple trees …

Hurricanes Aren’t to Blame for Most Big Storm Surges in Northeast

Hurricanes spawn most of the largest storm surges in the northeastern U.S., right? Wrong, according to a study by Rutgers University–New Brunswick scientists. Extratropical cyclones, including nor’easters and other non-tropical storms, generate most of the large storm surges in the …