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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 …

Drought May Have Contributed to Storm That Walloped Maine, Northeast

Drought conditions across much of Maine may have contributed to the large numbers of trees that toppled during a storm that walloped the Northeast this week, officials said. The storm cut power to nearly 1.5 million homes and businesses in …

Nor’easter Complicates Insurance for Sandy-Struck Businesses

Businesses in New York and New Jersey that were preparing insurance claims for losses from Superstorm Sandy now have a second headache: how to deal with new losses from an early winter snow storm. The snow and wind from the …

Nor’easter Causes New Power Outages, Slows Sandy Recovery

U.S. power companies said Wednesday the nor’easter whipping across the Mid-Atlantic knocked out power to additional homes and businesses and slowed their efforts to restore service to those left in the dark by Hurricane Sandy nine days ago. Utilities from …

Cuomo: Sandy Damage Makes Upcoming Storm a Problem

Gov. Andrew Cuomo warns the nor’easter due to hit New York beginning Wednesday is a serious problem because so many victims of Sandy remain without power and debris clogs the streets. Cuomo says moderate flooding is possible even as residents …