Potentially Historic Nor’easter: A Two-Pronged Monster

historic winter storm is expected to pound the Northeast in the coming day.


What makes this storm so severe?

Wunderground’s meteorologist Shaun Tanner says that the storm system is really the combination of two different storms.

A cold weather system coming out of the Midwest Thursday is expected to merge with a second storm moving up the Eastern half of the United States. The two storms are supposed to marry late Friday, bringing heavy snow and winds gusts of up to 75 mph.

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“As much as one to two feet of snow is forecast from the New York City metro area to Maine, with localized heavier amounts possible,” according the latest alert from the National Weather Service.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/potentially-historic-noreaster-a-two-pronged-monster-2013-2#ixzz2KEl71BXq


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