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1994 Christmas Nor'Easter

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Alex Chacko

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What is a nor'easter? A nor'easter is a large storm that travels along the east coast and blows strong northeasterly winds that can cause a lot of problems. It can bring extreme weather with it. What was the Christmas 1994 Nor'easter? Extreme Nor'easter that developed in the Gulf of Mexico. It came ashore Christmas Eve near New York. How did it develop? The nor'easter developed in area of low pressure near Florida Keys. It began to intensify quickly as it entered the Gulf Stream. As it was doing this, it attained some characteristics of a tropical storm. Intensity The 1994 Christmas nor'easter had winds of 50 mph. and created 30 ft waves along the coast Damages This nor'easter caused 21 million dollars of damage and two lives were lost. In addition 130,000 homes lost power Rating and Frequency No rating system Can happen anytime but most
common in winter months 1994 Christmas Nor'easter
By: Jacob Farabaugh
and Alex Chacko
Pd. 4 Science Most nor'easters hit along the east coast of North America and Atlantic Canada. Where does the name come from? Nor'easters get their names from the north easterly winds that blow them ashore. Much of the east coast experienced high winds, coastal flooding, and beach erosion. Difference between nor'easters and hurricanes Nor'easters... span thousands of miles last much longer Occur more often Cause billions of dollars of damage Bibliography "What's a Nor'easter?" HowStuffWorks. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Feb. 2013. 

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"Hot: The Christmas 1994 Nor'Easter." : The Christmas 1994 Nor'easter. N.p., 24 Dec. 2009. Web. 12 Feb. 2013. Hurricanes... have a diameter of approximately 300 miles are faster moving are less frequent cause less damage than nor'easters because they move over an area faster. Thank You
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