Northeasters On The Coast

Shaie Ross, Iyanna Williams, Kayla

Definition of a Northeaster

Strong winds that are coming from the Northeast

Causes of a Northeaster

Wind associated with many different types of storms some of which come from in the north Atlantic ocean and some of which form as far as south as the Gulf of Mexico

Effects of a Northeaster

The causes are there is a loss of electricity, flooding, evacuation, damaged houses and etc.

Locations where effects of a Northeaster are evident

North east coast, gulf coast and anything around that area off the coast's edge

Subtopic 5: How it relates to Virginia beach

It relates to Virginia Beach because Hurricane Sandy is considered a Northeaster which we were hit with. We had the effects of a Northeaster with flooding and lots of wind.

Citations

Citation 1: http://www.nwas.org/weblinks.phpCitation 2: www.cnn.com/2012/10/26/US/tropical-weather-sandy/index.html