According to AccuWeather.com meteorologist Michael Piggott, the lowest expected pressure from this storm will be around 980 mb. Sandy was around 940 mb at landfall. One of the best indications of a storm's strength is the barometric pressure.
"Since the nor'easter's pressure will not be as deep, its winds will not be as strong, nor will there be as much rain and snow," he said.
Despite the fact that this storm will not as strong, it can still add on to the problems many in the Northeast are already facing. Heavy, wet snow may cause tree branches to snap and knock out power lines. Areas in Maine and New Hampshire are expected to get up to a quarter of an inch of ice that could also lead to power outages.
Check in with the Winter Weather Center for updates on the storm.
Travel will remain slippery around Washington, D.C., through Sunday night as snow and an icy mix persists.
Heavy snow is delivering Philadelphia's first accumulating snow and creating headaches for travelers.
The New York City area will experience snow, an icy mix and travel problems to close out the weekend.
A storm coming early Monday morning has the potential to bring wintry travel problems to Boston.
Heavy snow is hammering portions of West Virginia, northern Virginia and Maryland, creating slippery travel conditions and cancelling more than 200 flights at Washington's Dulles International Airport.
While heavy snow and ice are not expected to fall over much of the Midwest Sunday into Monday, some slippery roads and travel disruptions are likely.
LaMesa, CA (1938)
100 degrees, warmest ever in US for Dec. Downtown LA had 91.7 degrees, only 90 degree reading in December.
Elkton, MD (1963)
Jet liner exploded near Elkton, MD killing all 81 on board. Lightning is believed to have caused the explosion of residual fuel under one of the outboard wing tanks as plane passed through a vicious thunderstorm.