Argumentative Essay: The November Witch Bringing

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November Witch Bringing nasty weather to much of northern half of country
Strong low pressure fights with high pressure creating havoc across much of the nation
Meteorologists call it the November Witch because it is a brew of nasty weather that hits the Upper Midwest and Ohio Valley most seasons, brought on by high and low pressure systems duking it out over the area.
The November Witch hits the Great Lakes area as well, and is immortalized in the Gordon Lightfoot ballad “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald,” about the sinking of an iron ore tanker on Lake Superior. “The wind in the wire made a tattle-tale sound
When the wave broke over the railing
And every man knew, as the captain did too
T’was the witch of November come stealin’”

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In addition, over 11,000 residents lost power because of the strong winds downing powerlines and Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport canceled over 40 flights, with others being delayed an average of 20 minutes. Strong winds are expected to continue through today and temperatures are expected to only be in the 40s, but feel like 30s because of the wind chill.
Weather System heading for New England
As of Friday the storm system will be dissipating, but will still be carrying enough punch to cause high winds with gusts of up to 60 mph and dump several inches of wet snow in the Lake Superior area. Snow is expected with flurries and lowered visibility throughout a large swath of the Northern states and lower Great Lakes region.
The National Weather Service continues to watch the storm closely and assess and damage caused. So far, there has only been minor damage reported from the tornadoes that touched down in Iowa and Nebraska. Heavy damage or not, the November Witch will continue to wreak havoc for the residents caught up in her nasty brew and should be ready to hunker down for an unpredictable

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