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Nor'easter descends on residents still recovering from Sandy

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John Barbaria walks in the snow among piles of trash in the street while cleaning a relatives house in the New Dorp section of Staten Island, N.Y. on Nov. 7.

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Linemen from Chain Electric, a contract utility crew that drove in from Mississippi to help Consolidated Edison, install a new transformer on Nov. 7 to help restore electric power that has been out since Hurricane Sandy struck the East Coast, in the community of Oakwood Beach, on Staten Island, N.Y.

By Miguel Llanos, NBC News

Snow dusted the tops of damaged homes and debris piles in parts of the New York City area as a nor'easter moved in Wednesday, causing some new power outages ahead of even more snow and gusts that could reach 60 mph overnight. 

By Wednesday afternoon, the winds had caused some 13,000 new power outages in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, Reuters reported.

About 1,200 flights were canceled across the Northeast, while residents of a few areas hit hardest by Superstorm Sandy last week were urged to evacuate in case of new flooding. Read the full story.

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A girl cries while waiting for a bus during a nor'easter, also known as a northeaster storm, in the Rockaways section of the Queens borough of New York on Nov. 7. New York and New Jersey ordered the evacuation of nursing homes and low-lying coastal areas already devastated by deadly superstorm Sandy as a smaller but still powerful nor'easter approached from the Atlantic Ocean.

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USPS mail carrier Kenneth Henn delivers mail to a residence along Ocean Ave. at 15th Street in the evacuated section of Belmar, N.J. on Nov. 7. Earth moving machines pile sand along Ocean Ave., as the nor'easter approaches the Jersey Shore already battered a week ago by Hurricane Sandy.

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A woman struggles with her umbrella in the wind and snow in New York, Nov. 7. A wintry storm dropped snow on the Northeast and threatened to bring dangerous winds and flooding to a region still climbing out from the devastation of superstorm Sandy.

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Men search through donated clothes and supplies as a road begins to flood during a Nor'easter, also known as a northeaster storm, in the Rockaways section of the Queens borough of New York on Nov. 7.

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Robert Munoz collects supplies from a mobile Red Cross unit on Nov. 7 in the Staten Island borough of New York City. He and fellow residents of the seaside Midland Beach area of Staten Island prepared for a nor'easter storm that could potentially re-flood areas devastated by superstorm Sandy.

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