How Does a Blizzard Form?

For a blizzard to form, warm air must rise over cold air there are two ways that this may happen winds pull cold air toward the equator from the poles and bring warm air toward the poles from the equator when warm air and cold air are brought together, a front is formed and precipitation (snow) occurs.   

The Blizzard of 1999

The Blizzard of 1999 The blizzard of 1999 was a strong winter snowstorm which struck the Midwest united states and portions of eastern eastern Canada hitting hardest in  Iowa Wisconsin, Illinois Indiana, Michigan, Ohio Ontario and Quebec dumping as much as 2 feet of snow in many areas.  Chicago received a recorded 21.6 inches The storm hit just after New Year's Day between January 2 and January 4, 1999.  Travel was severely disrupted throughout the areas and the cities of Chicago and Toronto were also paralyzed  Additionally, record low temperatures were measured in many towns in the days immediately after the storm January 4 to January 8. there where 0 deaths 5 injuries and the cost was not recorded.

Impact on human life

This form of weather can ruin peoples houses cars and other personal belongings if you are not prepared this can really affect your life. To prevent this from wreaking your home you must have strong walls a deep foundation and a TV for weather reports and warnings.another way to prepare for a blizzard is too have a heater in case the power goes out, and watch for weather warnings.  


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