When folks across the eastern United States hear the term “nor’easter” they typically think of snow. But the recent storm that brushed the region’s coast left some thinking of a different word — sand.The brunt of the “no-name nor’easter,” as some are calling it, focused on the coast of the Carolinas, particularly the Outer Banks.“For much of the weekend, winds [were] gusting over 60 mph around Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, fueling massive waves that demolished dunes, exposing homes to the brutal surf,” AccuWeather National Weather Reporter Jonathan Petramala said during a report on the AccuWeather TV network.
Source: Outer Banks buried in sand, cut off from mainland following destructive nor’easter The North Carolina coast took a beating over the weekend from a nor’easter many are calling the “no-name storm” — but for a storm without a name, it left tremendous damage. And AccuWeather was on the scene with exclusive coverage. | AccuWeather