The nor'easter tracking up the U.S. coast this week will drop pressure fast as it strengthens, increasing its expected wind and precipitation.
Typically, a storm with lower pressure has stronger winds and can produce intense rain or, in this case, snowfall rates.
So now that we know this storm will drop pressure fast or undergo "bombogenesis," we are expecting some hefty snowfall and strong, damaging winds.
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The wind could knock out power to many areas and cause problems with the frigid temperatures that will follow this storm over the weekend.