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  • n. Plural form of nor'easter.


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  • California has earthquakes, the Midwest has tornadoes, the Nor'east has nor'easters (even as late as Easter), the Delta (and Florida) have 'canes.

    Blague d'Art: Apres le Deluge, Moi

  • Whereas many nor'easters dump the greatest snowfall amounts over inland areas, this time the heaviest snowfall occurred along and just to the west of the immediate shoreline.

    Blizzard blasts coastal cities from Va. to Mass.

  • National Park Service spokesman Carl Zimmerman says the conditions from Hurricane Earl are no different than those regularly experienced at Assateague, and even less significant than some nor'easters of last winter.

    Assateague's ponies fine despite Earl

  • And when you consider the mix of blizzards, nor'easters and other assorted angry weather we've seen this month, I have to agree.

    Wiggle room for weather is needed

  • So historic storm even though no longer has a name, Heidi, these nor'easters as we get into that winter season can certainly pack as big a punch as a tropical storm or in this case a hurricane.

    CNN Transcript Nov 13, 2009

  • HOLMES: It's been called one of the most dangerous nor'easters in years, six people dead, streets flooded, schools closed.

    CNN Transcript Nov 14, 2009

  • This is just terrible timing as far as these big nor'easters are concerned.

    CNN Transcript Dec 19, 2009

  • You don't really necessarily think of nor'easters, but a lot of damage done to the dunes in some of these places and it's so hard to restore after that happens.

    CNN Transcript Nov 13, 2009

  • ROBERTS: I remember 1996 I think we had 21 nor'easters in a single season.

    CNN Transcript Dec 9, 2009

  • Well it's turning out to be one of the most dangerous nor'easters in years.

    CNN Transcript Nov 13, 2009


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