Blizzards! and ice storms

by Maria Rosado

Publisher: Simon Spotlight in New York

Written in English
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    Identifies blizzards and ice storms, their causes, and effects. Includes safety tips, eyewitness accounts, and Website addresses.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesWeather Channel presents blizzards! and ice storms
    Statementby Maria Rosado.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    ContributionsWeather Channel (Television station : Atlanta, Ga.)
    LC ClassificationsQC926.37 .R67 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL40493M
    ISBN 10068982016X
    LC Control Number99031150

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A storm actually was in the forecast for the 31st, though the predictions didn't indicate just how painfully cold the temperatures would get and how much snow would fall.

But first came the ice. Up to an inch of solid ice was covered by inches of snow, which was a new record for that day. The inclement conditions caused by blizzards are also hazardous to humans, and the cold temperatures can even prove fatal.

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The "Maximum accumulation" sections reflect the more notable category which is represented in inches of snow unless otherwise stated. Note: A Blizzard is defined as having sustained winds of at least 35 mph for three hours or more.

An ice storm is a storm which results in the accumulation of at least” of ice on exposed surfaces. They create hazardous driving and walking conditions.

Tree branches and powerlines can easily snap under the weight of the ice. Lake effect storms are not low pressure system storms. As a cold, dry air mass moves over the Great Lakes regions. While heavy snowfalls and severe cold often accompany blizzards, they are not required.

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