A Nor'easter is a low-pressure system that moves northeast, up the east coast, hence the name.
This low-pressure system is often packed with very windy conditions.
Its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean allows for a constant reservoir of moisture which can be tapped and results in a tremendous amount of precipitation.
Many people associate a Nor'easter with winter weather, although it can also be a rain storm.
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