BLIZZARDS BY:SHINWON & SONYA
When do Blizzards Occur • Blizzards occur anytime between late fall and early spring.
How do Blizzards Form • Snowstorms begin when colder air meets warmer air and begin to twist. • For the snow to actually form and fall from the clouds, some type of precipitation must be present in the clouds. • There also needs to be a combination of freezing temperature and heavy winds.
Where Do Blizzards Occur • Blizzards are most common in the northern Mississippi Basin, in the central part of Canada and also in Russia. • Blizzards also occur in the Central Great Plains.
Definition of a Blizzard • A severe snowstorm with strong winds and poor visibility • For a snow storm to be classified as a blizzard, winds must exceed 56km (35 mi) per hour • The temperature must be -7 degrees celcius or lower
Safety • Fill bathtubs with water in case pipes freeze. • Make sure windows and doors are tightly closed and anything movable in the yard is tied down or brought inside. Bring in pets too!!! • Be sure to stock up on food especially food that doesn’t need to be cooked, refrigerated, or frozen. • Have batteries for flashlights and radios unless it is necessary stay indoors.
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