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Ophelia arrives on the 30th anniversary of the Great Storm of 1987, another extratropical cyclone that killed 20.
The standard warm and cold fronts of the middle latitudes—which meteorologists call baroclinic storms or extratropical cyclones—determine where a massive cyclone makes landfall.
The entire system acquired the classic, comma-cloud shape of an extratropical cyclone, so common throughout the year across North America.
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