Nor'easter coverage: Nine maps that explain everything
Monday, March 24, 2014, 2:55 PM -
There's no denying that Atlantic Canadians are used to a "good punch" when it comes to severe storms. But this next system that's targeting the region midweek could be the strongest and most powerful of the year.
"This is likely the most powerful storm of the winter/spring 2013-2014 season and if this were summer we would likely be identifying this system as a Tropical Storm," warns Monica Vaswani, a meteorologist at The Weather Network.
LIVE STREAMING: Check back for LIVE stream coverage of this storm on theweathernetwork.com Wednesday
These next nine maps that follow show the true intensity and dramatic impact this next storm could have.
THE STORM BEGINS TO CREEP UP THE EAST COAST TUESDAY
TEMPERATURES PLUNGE WITH INCOMING STORM
BELOW AVERAGE SNOWFALL REPORTED ACROSS PARTS OF THE MARITIMES AND NEWFOUNDLAND SO FAR THIS MARCH...
...THAT'S ALL ABOUT TO CHANGE WITH UPWARDS OF 30 CM OF SNOW FORECAST ACROSS THE MARITIMES
AND SIMILAR AMOUNTS IN NEWFOUNDLAND AS WELL
IT'S NOT JUST SNOW. WIDESPREAD POTENTIAL IMPACT
THREAT OF SIGNIFICANT STORM SURGE CONDITIONS AND COASTAL FLOODING
LOOK AT THE SHEER SIZE OF THIS STORM