A lesser-known winter storm is getting extra intense

A lesser-known kind of winter storm is happening with larger depth, threatening Maine’s coast, specialists say.

Although winter storms generally known as nor’easters are generally forecasted and skilled across the Northeast, a sister storm generally known as southeasters can carry almost hurricane-level winds and storm surges which have been much less widespread within the winter — till now. 

There isn’t a lot information but on how typically some of these storms happen or if the quantity of them is rising, however scientists are persevering with to analysis them and hope extra data will assist Mainers higher put together for the winds and floods that the storms carry.