By: Amanda Giannitti
By: Ashley Hyun
What is a Blizzard?
A blizzard is a storm that has falling or blowing snow with winds
Blizzards often have snowfall and extremely cold weather (about -7
degrees F), but these factors are not required.
The word blizzard is commonly misused on National Weather
stations, but there is no better word to describe the picture
What classifies a Blizzard as a severe
A blizzard can also be classified as severe if it has winds exceeding
People can loose power,
water pipes can
freeze, and roads will
become slippery and
unsafe to drive on.
Also people can die
and be trapped in
A blizzard is classified as severe if it is 10degrees F or below
How Are Blizzards Produced?
When a polar air mass and a warm air mass meet the cold air
pushes the warm air up into the atmosphere.
As the warm air mass stays in the atmosphere the water vapor
forms into snow clouds.
When the low temperatures mix with the winds and the snow
they create a blizzard!
When and Where do Blizzards
occur in the U.S.
Blizzards are mostly Blizzards are also common
found in the northeast in north-eastern United
part of the u.s. and States and upper Midwest.
became know as nor’
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1) What are some factors that usually
Answer: Snowfall and Extremely Cold weather, but
these factors are not required.