Nor'easter to Impact Norfolk

By , Senior Meteorologist
November 7, 2012; 5:13 AM ET
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While the worst of the nor'easter will take aim farther north in the mid-Atlantic and New England, cold rain, gusty wind and coastal flooding will impact southeastern Virginia.

A storm responsible for drenching rain in part of the South during Election Day will turn northward and reorganize Tuesday night and Wednesday along the Atlantic coast.

The storm will bring above-normal tides Wednesday, due to a north to northeasterly wind. Tides will run 2 to 3 feet above normal, causing minor to moderate coastal flooding at times of high tide into Wednesday night. Tides will return to normal Thursday.

Peak gusts between 40 and 50 mph are possible during the height of the storm Wednesday. The wind can be strong enough to bring down a few trees and cause sporadic power outages.

Winds will swing more offshore and begin to east Thursday.

The combination of periods of rain, wind and other atmospheric conditions will result in RealFeel® temperatures in the 30s much of the time.


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