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Lilly Garcia

on 25 October 2013

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Transcript of Blizzard


A Blizzard is a snowstorm created by strong sustained winds ,and lasting for a prolonged of time typically three hours or more. A snowstorm is just like a Blizzard but its when strong winds blow snow into snowdrift in huge piles that can bury people and peoples possession.
Area's were Blizzards hit and The Time of The Year Do Blizzards Occur
Blizzards mostly hit near the area's close to the equator, the areas that are common too happen to are Europe, Russia, and the places that are rarely areas hit are Northern Asia, has strong blizzards and weak blizzards,North America has blizzards ,Most are in Canada ,and Greenland. Blizzards usually happen in the Northeast and in the mountains terrain in the U.S. The time of the year when blizzards happen usually occur is during the winter usually it would happen in the United States .It usually falls between the months of December all the way though March, however winter conditions sometimes occur as late as in April ,and Blizzards can occur at any time of the day ,and in colder climates they can occur throughout the year.
How Blizzards are created
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The Storm of the Century
Fun Facts

The Storm of the Century was in the Gulf of Mexico on March 12, 1993 ,and ended up dissipated in the North Atlantic Ocean on March 15th.The storm streatched from Canada towards the Central America,the main impact was on the Eastern United States and it hit Cuba too.It went through the Eastern United States before moving into Canada,The areas as far as central Alabama and Georgia received 6 to 8 inches 15 to 20 cm of snow on the ground,houses,cars anything that is low or high and areas such as Birmingham, Alabama, received up to 12 inches 30 cm with isolated reports of 16 inches 41 cm. Even the Florida Panhandle reported up to 4 inches 10 cm,with hurricane-force wind gusts and record low barometric pressures winds. Between Louisiana and Cuba,the hurricane-force of the winds produced high storm surges across northwestern Florida, which along scattered tornadoes that ends up killing over a dozens of people.
A blizzard is a big snowstorm with a very cold temperature,with high snowy winds ,blizzards can kill many people because traffic accident,and brings cities to a halt.
Blizzards only happen when cold snow forms together and when winds pick off snow from the ground.
Blizzards mostly cause severe damage to bulidings and can end up burying structures under many feet of drifting snow.
If caught outside of a blizzard it not a good idea to eat the snow because it will lower the temperature of your body the best thing to do if you want to get snow is to melt it.
Blizzard Video
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
How Blizzards are Created
The Storm of the Century
Area's were blizzards hit and the time of the year do blizzards Occur
How to protect yourself if a Blizzard hit the Area you Live in
Stay inside your house or a building and houses are offen the protection you need from the blizzard.
Dress in layers if you absolutely have to leave your house,be sure to cover your mouth and nose with a scarf or ski mask to protect your lungs from the extreme cold blizzard,and wear hat,gloves and insulated snow boots along with layed clothing under coats
Do not turn your heat up high or add extra wood to your fireplace these can be a cause for fire or carbon monoxide poisoning and if your cant get out emergency response time will be markedly slowed also,stay in one room if you have lost power, and use towels to seal cracks under doors.Listen to any updates or news about the blizzard in an battery powered radio form local authorities.
How to protect yourself if a Blizzard hit the Area you Live in
Blizzard Video
What a can Blizzard Effects
What a Blizzard can Effect
What a blizzard can effect is builidngs,houses,the land you live in,animals can be starving with no food or water in freezing temperatures,farm animals who are left outside or in a barn types situation also may be a danger of the building collapsing from all the snow, and Other effects are sicknesses on humans.
By:Lilly Garcia 10/18/13
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