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In the United States, storm systems powerful enough to cause blizzards usually form when the jet stream dips far to ...

11 Facts About Blizzards | DoSomething.org | Volunteer for Social ...


The first blizzard to be declared a Federal Emergency was in 1977. ... A blizzard is a severe snow storm with winds in excess of 35 mph and visibility of less than ...

Blizzard Facts | KidsKonnect


A blizzard is a large winter storm. It brings low temperatures, strong winds, and a lot of blowing snow. Blizzards start when a high pressure system touches as ...

Blizzards - United States Search and Rescue Task Force


Blizzards are severe winter storms that pack a combination of blowing snow and wind resulting in very low visibilities. While heavy snowfalls and severe cold ...

Blizzards & Winter Storms - The Weather Dude


Never go outside or driving in your car during a blizzard. Because the blowing snow makes it hard to see, you may get lost in the storm. Some people have ...

Blizzard blasts central U.S., severe storms hit South - USA Today


Feb 2, 2016 ... A powerful blizzard hit the central Plains on Tuesday, closing major roads and schools, halting flights at several airports and knocking out ...

NOAA ranks January 2016 blizzard category 4 on the Northeast ...


Jan 28, 2016 ... It is also among the most powerful winter storms, ranked 4th, to impact ... The 2016 blizzard ranked as a category 4 storm on the NESIS scale.

Heavy Snow, Blizzard Conditions Possible in Rockies, Plains, Upper ...


Jan 29, 2016 ... A major winter storm is likely to hammer the Rockies, Plains and Upper Midwest to kick off February.

Winter Storm Jonas Buries Baltimore, New York City and D.C. Areas ...


Jan 24, 2016 ... Winter Storm Jonas was a historic storm for the mid-Atlantic and Northeast.

Winter Storm Kayla Spreading Blizzard Conditions Into Plains ...


Feb 3, 2016 ... Blizzard or near-blizzard conditions are expected from Kayla through Tuesday night.

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Winter storms usually form when an air mass of cold, dry, Canadian air ... A blizzard is a long-lasting snowstorm with very strong winds and intense snowfall.

Blizzard - Earth Facts and Information


What causes blizzards? Blizzards are usually formed when the jet stream pitches very far south. These storms can start as far south as the Gulf of Mexico or the.

Blizzard of 2016 ranks 4th among worst winter storms of past 100


Jan 31, 2016 ... NOAA announced on Thursday that the blizzard has been rated a Category 4 winter storm on NOAA's Northeast Snowfall Impact Scale (NESIS) ...