Blizzards

BY: Gracie and Jayden

What is the frequency of each type of storm in the US?

  • 11 blizzards a year

Damage they Cause

Areas That Are Threatend

  • Northern Plains
  • Eastern Sea Board
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Worst Historical Blizzard

Monday, Dec. 21st, 12am

North East United States

  • Blizzards
  • Many Days
  • 400 people Killed
  • $20 Million

Necessary precautions for blizzards If Inside

  • Stay Hydrated
  • Closed off room
  • Warm Clothes

What differences are there in forecasting each storm's approach?

  • jet streams
  • warm air Rising
  • cold air sinking

Time Between Formation and Impact

  • Mathmatical Equations
  • Dopler Radar
  • Moisture

Economic Effect

good-

  • clear roads
  • snow blowers
  • winter supply stores

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Myths about Blizzards

  • Birth Increase

Conditions Neccessary

  • below freezing temps
  • moisture
  • warm air rising