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6 Fast Facts About Blizzards

Here are six interesting facts about blizzards:

1. A blizzard is a storm that lasts at least three hours and produces a large amount of snow.

2. In the U.S., blizzards are most common in the upper Midwest and the Great Plains.

3. Most blizzards occur between December and February.

4. The Great Blizzard of 1888 is one of the most severe recorded blizzards in American history. It struck the East Coast March 11-14, producing snowdrifts of more than 50 feet.

5. The word “blizzard” was first used to describe a cannon shot. That changed in the 1870s when an Iowa newspaper used it to describe a snowstorm.

6. A blizzard is considered very strong when winds are more than 35 miles per hour. Severe blizzards can produce wind speeds comparable to a Category 1 or 2 hurricane.

23 Comments on 6 Fast Facts About Blizzards

  1. can you make them shorter

  2. there are only two facts make more please.

  3. That Internet, Rando // February 28, 2024 at 4:04 pm // Reply

    Could use some more

  4. That Internet Rando // February 28, 2024 at 4:03 pm // Reply

    I need three more facts for a project

  5. add more

  6. Ty for this i really needed this!

  7. I need more facts for a project just 2 more

  8. can you make more facts please

  9. Thea’s are really good facts about blizzards. They teach my kids a lot for school. They are doing a project about blizzards and it is helping a lot.

  10. please add more information

  11. the great papyrus // November 14, 2023 at 11:31 am // Reply

    need a few more

  12. I want MORE

  13. cool i love it

  14. Better than you // October 12, 2023 at 1:44 pm // Reply

    MORE FACTS THIS IS NOT ENOUGH (thank you though)

  15. Anonymous // June 6, 2023 at 8:38 am // Reply

    can we get more, if there is?

  16. Pochacco fan // May 31, 2023 at 3:53 pm // Reply

    Thanks for the facts

  17. list more facts, please.

  18. i need more

  19. saderthenyou# // February 3, 2023 at 9:15 am // Reply

    cool post dude

  20. Cool

  21. good and amazing facts

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