Where does blizzards happen.................page 4
How can we stay safe...........................page 5
What is a blizzard ?
a blizzard is snow that is big or small that falls from the sky.
The word blizzard actually came from the United States when it was used to describe a snowstorm that hit Iowa in the 1870s. The blizzard was called the Plains Blizzard as it hit the Great Plains in January 1873. Throughout Russia's history, they have experienced a lot of damaging blizzards.
Why does blizzards happen?
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Winds pull cold air toward the equator from the poles and bring warmer, moist air toward the poles from the equator. When warm air and cold air are brought together, a front is formed and snow can form. Warm air can also rise to form clouds and blizzard snows as it flows up a mountainside.
when does a blizzard happen?
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A blizzard is a severe snow storm with winds in excess of 35 mph and visibility of less than a 1/4 mile for more than 3 hours. Blizzards can also occur after snowfall when high winds cause whiteouts (fallen snow blowing around) and snowdrifts (huge mountains of snow), which decrease visibility.
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Where does blizzards happen?
In the United States, blizzards are common in the upper Midwest and the Great Plains but occur in most areas of the country except for the Gulf Coast and the California coast. Blizzards can occur all over the world, even in the tropics where it is cold on the Mountain.