10 Facts about Blizzards

Saturday, July 18th 2015. | Disasters

Let me show you about the severe snowstorm disaster in Facts about Blizzards. Have you ever experienced any blizzard before?  This disaster is very dangerous to the life of human being for strong wind of this snowstorm can reach the speed at 35 miles per hour or 56 km per hour. It can have higher speed.  The blizzard usually lasts for at least 3 hours. It can be less or more. Here are other facts about blizzard for you:

Facts about Blizzards 1: the ground blizzard

One of the most common blizzards is ground blizzard. This billiard happens because the strong winds blow the loose snow on the ground. It is not caused by the falling snow.

Facts about Blizzards 2: Schoolhouse Blizzard of 1888

One of the most severe blizzards ever happened in North America was Schoolhouse Blizzard of 1888. The unexpected blizzard occurred during the school hours and working hours. The visibility of the people was very low because of the powdery nature. Get facts about avalanches here.

Blizzard Facts

Blizzard Facts

Facts about Blizzards 3: the Blizzard in New England

Another blizzard occurred in New England on 12 March 1888. In just two days,   the snow dropped for 130 cm or 50 inches. This disaster also took place in mid Atlantic where 400 people passed away.

Facts about Blizzards 4: Great Blizzard of 1899

The southern states of America were hit by the unexpected blizzard on 11 to 14 February 1899. It was known as Great Blizzard of 1899. The snowfall which occurred on Washington DC happened for 51 hours.

Facts about Blizzards

Facts about Blizzards

Facts about Blizzards 5: the deadliest natural disaster

The deadliest natural disaster was occurred on the Great Lakes Basin on 7 to 10 November 1913. It was called Great Lakes Storm of 1913. The Canadian province of Ontario and Midwestern US were hit by the snowstorm.

Facts about Blizzards 6: a November gale

The Great Lake Basin Storm is also called as November gale.  The height of the waves was 35 feet or 11 meter.  The storm had the wind speed at 90 miles per hour or 140 km per hour.



Facts about Blizzards 7: the victims

Due to November gale, there were 19 damaged ships and 250 people killed during the incident.

Facts about Blizzards 8: Armistice Day Blizzard

On 10 to 12 November 1940, the Midwest areas of US were hit by blizzard. It was famous as Armistice Day Blizzard.

Blizzard Pic

Blizzard Pic

Facts about Blizzards 9: the visibility

The visibility of the people is reduced around 0.25 miles or 400 meter during the blizzard storm. Find out Black Death facts here.

Facts about Blizzards 10: the severe blizzard

The most severe blizzard decreases the temperature at 10 degree F, zero visibility and wind speed at 45 miles per hour.



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