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A fire-scorched landscape of Breezy Point is shown after a Nor'easter snow, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 in New York. The beachfront neighborhood was devastated during Superstorm Sandy when a fire pushed by the raging winds destroyed many homes. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

A fire-scorched landscape of Breezy Point is shown after a Nor'easter snow, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 in New York. The beachfront neighborhood was devastated during Superstorm Sandy when a fire pushed by the raging winds destroyed many homes. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Nor'easter slams East Coast

November 9, 2012

A nor'easter brought gusting winds, rain, snow and the

threat of flooding. It menaced travelers with icy roads, snarled the

Long Island Rail Road and knocked out power to people who had only

recently gotten it back after Superstorm Sandy.