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pd 5 David Kusters

  1. 1. BLIZZARD 1996<br />By. David Kusters<br />
  2. 2. WEATHER FORECAST 1/7/96<br />Morning<br />They expected about 2 feet of snow and winds of about 20-25mph.<br />Afternoon<br />They expected still around 2 feet of snow but now winds of 30-35mph.<br />Evening<br />The same conditions as the afternoon.<br />
  3. 3. WEATHER FORECAST 1/8/96<br />Morning<br />18-30 inches of snow and winds of 15-25mph.<br />Afternoon<br />A lot of snow blowing around, snow showers, flurries, and winds of 15-25mph.<br />Evening<br />A lot of snow blowing around, snow showers, flurries and winds of 15-25mph.<br />
  4. 4. WEATHER IN PHILEDELPHIA<br />It was so bad the mayor declared a state emergency and only police and other emergency workers were allowed to leave their homes.<br />It took the snow plows 3 days to get all the roads cleared. <br />Eventually they ran out of room to put the snow and dumped it into Schullkyl and Delaware rives. Which effected the river flow.<br />Then the temperatures sharply rose creatingfloods.<br />They used boats to travel.<br />
  5. 5. WEATHER IN BUCKS COUNTY<br />The Bucks County are was hit with about 20-30 inches of snow from January 7th to January 8th 1996.<br />A record of 20 inches fell in one day.<br />All the cars in the are were covered.<br />People couldn’t leave their houses for 3 days.<br />
  6. 6. FACTS FROM PHILLY<br />Philadelphia suffered the most deaths 80 of the 154.<br />Barns in Philadelphia collapsed all over from the snow.<br />To protect the people supermarkets across Philadelphia closed because they were afraid of the flat roofs collapsing.<br />
  7. 7. OTHER FACTS<br />The snow started to fall in Washington, D.C. on January 6, 1996. It ended in Maine.<br />It killed 154 people and caused $1 billion worth of damage.<br />Began as cold air from Canada pushed down and collided with relatively warm winds from the Gulf of Mexico. The weather fronts caused a terrible combination of snow and wind.<br /> Snow began to fall in the District of Columbia about 9 p.m.; 12 inches fell over the course of the next 24 hours. In Lynchburg, Virginia.<br />
  8. 8. VIDEO<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atW9-BDX45o<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gN_1QooqbM<br />
  9. 9. WORKES SITED<br />http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://img.timeinc.net<br />http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://kiat.net<br />http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://voices.washingtonpost.com<br />http://www.njfreeways.com<br />http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://2.bp.blogspot.com<br />http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://gothamist.com<br />
  10. 10. WORKES SITED<br />http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://images.ctv<br />http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com<br />http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/blizzard-of-1996-begins<br />

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