Second Storm to Hit Sandy-damaged Northeast; Evacuations Ordered

Residents in New York and New Jersey on Wednesday braced for the arrival of a nor’easter expected to pelt the region with more rain, high winds and coastal flooding even as the Superstorm Sandy recovery is underway.

The storm, carrying gusts of 60 mph, was moving north and east over the mid-Atlantic, according to the National Weather Service. Coastal flooding advisories were posted for parts of New Jersey along with high-wind warnings for parts of New York and Long Island.

“A low-pressure system off the mid-Atlantic coast will continue to strengthen as it moves north on Wednesday, bringing rain, snow, and

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