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I know this suggestion is coming a bit late, but how about calling the article "Nor'Ida" since that's what I call it if I talk about the storm with friends. It was the Nor'Ida, not the "November 2009 mid-atlantic nor'easter." I've already created a "Nor'Ida" page as a redirect to the current article, but I feel like I might as well at least ask the question - should it be the other way around? Maadio (talk) 15:46, 21 April 2010 (UTC)
One could argue that fairly safely. It seems like I hear it referred to as the media-coined Nor'Ida most frequently. No entity names extratropical cyclones in North America. Any other thoughts? Thegreatdr (talk) 12:14, 25 July 2012 (UTC)
This storm is basically the extra tropical version of Ida,since it was formed from the remnants of Ida.So shouldn't it be merged with Hurricane Ida into one single Article?(I would call the new article Hurricane/Nor'easter Ida) — Preceding unsigned comment added by 188.8.131.52 (talk) 19:14, 24 July 2012 (UTC)
It's technically a separate system. According to the National Hurricane Center, Ida dissipated not long after moving ashore in the Gulf Coast and a new low formed to the north. This new low became the nor'easter and is a separate entity from Hurricane Ida. Cyclonebiskit (talk) 19:37, 24 July 2012 (UTC)
While it did form from Ida's mid-level circulation, this was a separate surface low. We should likely treat it similarly to how NHC treated Helene and Karl of 1998 for consistency's sake, i.e. two systems even though they shared the same mid-level circulation. Thegreatdr (talk) 12:12, 25 July 2012 (UTC)
Why can't they? :P Seriously though, I think whatever is decided here should also be applied to Hurricane Juan (1985), a storm that also had a significant tropical history and a significant related extratropical history (incidentally also causing damage in Virginia). This article mostly seems long because of the images, fwiw. --♫ Hurricanehink (talk) 19:01, 27 July 2012 (UTC)