While not as strong as Sandy, this storm, called a "nor'easter," brought heavy ice-cold rain and strong winds up to 97 kilometers an hour to the coast and thick wet snow farther inland. As much as 17 centimeters of snow had been expected across New York City and New Jersey, and further north into Connecticut.
The fire-scorched landscape of Breezy Point in New York, which was devastated during Superstorm Sandy when a fire pushed by the raging winds destroyed many homes, is seen after a Nor'easter snow, November 8, 2012.
A tree destroyed by Superstorm Sandy is seen covered in snow in Manhasset, New York, November 8, 2012.
A pile of garbage in the street is covered with snow in the New Dorp section of Staten Island, New York, November 8, 2012.
A Con Edison emergency vehicle crashes into a barricade after a nor'easter storm in New York, November 8, 2012.