Ashley ray blizzards

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Ashley ray blizzards

  1. 2. <ul><li>A blizzard is a winter storm </li></ul><ul><li>With a low temperature, 56 km/h winds visibility is low in falling or blowing snow </li></ul><ul><li>All for more than 3 hours. </li></ul><ul><li>A very bad snow storm </li></ul><ul><li>It usually occurs in the northern states </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>A thunderstorm occurs in cold weather </li></ul><ul><li>Rain is replaced with snow </li></ul><ul><li>High atmospheric pressure </li></ul><ul><li>termed as a ridge </li></ul><ul><li>interacts with a region of low atmospheric pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Temperature: 32°F </li></ul><ul><li>Air: Cold </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>It blows snow everywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Causes sickness </li></ul><ul><li>Piles up snow </li></ul><ul><li>blows things away </li></ul><ul><li>Can bring whiteout conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Travels: in the clouds </li></ul><ul><li>Lasting up to 3 hours </li></ul><ul><li>Moves in the clouds </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>It is white </li></ul><ul><li>It looks like a thunderstorm except it is snow </li></ul><ul><li>High piled snow </li></ul><ul><li>Ice covered roads </li></ul><ul><li>Everything covered in snow </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Damage: </li></ul><ul><li>high winds </li></ul><ul><li>low temperature </li></ul><ul><li>poor visibility </li></ul><ul><li>can cause extreme danger </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>The Great White Hurricane </li></ul><ul><li>The Blizzard Of 1888: March 11–March 14, 1888 </li></ul><ul><li>Snowfalls of 40-50 inches </li></ul><ul><li>Deaths: Over 400 people died  </li></ul><ul><li>Winds of over 45 mph </li></ul><ul><li>Including 200 in New York City alone </li></ul><ul><li>Connecticut and Massachusetts, while New Jersey and New York </li></ul><ul><li>Railroads were shut down </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Wind Speed: 35 mph </li></ul><ul><li>Type of precipitation: snow </li></ul><ul><li>Weather Factors: </li></ul><ul><li>Frostbite, Hypothermia </li></ul><ul><li>Heavy accumulations of ice can bring down power lines and other things </li></ul><ul><li>Many blizzards are in the Canada </li></ul>

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