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Pittsburgh Pirates fans sit bundled in a Pittsburgh Steelers blanket while watching a baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Pirates in Pittsburgh on Sunday, April 22, 2012. The Cardinals won 5-1. A spring nor'easter rumbled along the East Coast on Sunday and was expected to bring rain and heavy winds and even snow in some places as it strengthens into early Monday, a punctuation to a relatively dry stretch of weather for the Northeast. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Nor'easter pummels East Coast

A spring nor'easter packing soaking rain and high winds churned up the Northeast on Apr. 23, unleashing a burst of winter and up to a foot of snow in higher elevations inland, closing some schools and sparking concerns of power outages.