Blizzards are an extended, severe snowstorms, in which winds must reach a minimal of 35 miles per hour for at least three or more hours. There ae two different kinds of blizzards; Severe Blizzards, and Ground Blizzards. Severe Blizzards occur when winds are at least 45 miles per hour, the temperatures are at 10 degrees Fahrenheit or lower, and there is near zero visibility. Ground Blizzards take place when there is no actual falling snow, but the snow on the ground is blown into the air by strong winds. One unknown fact about blizzards is that they are much less common than snow storms, tornados and even hurricanes.
Last year Juneau went through over fourteen earthquakes and this year the city has only had six (Earthquake Track, 2015). Most of the earthquakes in Juneau are between two and four magnitude earthquakes. Juneau also has a history of serious earthquakes. The largest
Homelessness is a crisis across America which the government has overlooked. Unfortunately, 12% of Americans are considered homeless; on any night there about 554,000 people experiencing homelessness in the United States (Day). Homelessness is an issue that is apparent throughout many societies around the world, although it seems to be an exceptional struggle in the United States. Among the top homeless cities in the world, New York City ranks the second highest on the list, with Los Angeles following at a close third. Other American cities in the high ranks include Boston, Washington D.C., San Francisco, and Phoenix.
On May 22, 2011, an EF5 tornado tore through Joplin, Missouri, killing 161 people and causing over 1,000 injuries as the powerful storm destroyed over 2,000 buildings, making it the deadliest single tornado on record in the U.S. since 1950. The afternoon was hot and humid on May 22, 2011, resulting in a supercell thunderstorm that was tracked from extreme southeast Kansas into far southwest Missouri. This storm along with others generated additional tornadoes, wind damage and flash flooding across far southwest Missouri. The Joplin Tornado consisted of winds in excess of 200 mph, was ¾ of a mile wide, and had a track lasting six miles. At 5:17 p.m. local time, a tornado warning was implemented by the the NWS Springfield Weather Forecast Office.
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.
The East Coast is making efforts to recover from the record breaking blizzard it experienced this past weekend. The snow began Friday, and stopped falling just before midnight, Saturday. The National Weather Service said that the snow was heaviest across Maryland and Delaware early Saturday before shifting toward southern New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island and southeast Massachusetts. On Saturday, highly populated locations such as New York City, Long Island, and transits from New Jersey bridges and tunnels were under a travel ban, leaving many large East Coast cities immobilized due to the extremity of the snowstorm. The Associated Press has reported that at least 18 people died in storm-related incidents in Tennessee, Kentucky, Maryland,
Lately a series of winter storms in a short amount of time has changed that. This mass amount of flooding has caused big run offs of water. This is all caused by 70 inches of rain or snow since monday. 6-12 feet of snow have fallen in california 's mountains. The rain is a good thing and a bad thing at the same time.
Prince William Sound, Alaska earthquake was one of the second most powerful earthquakes recorded in the U.S. and North America. It took place on March 27 1964. The earthquake had a magnitude of 9.2, it lasted nearly four minutes. This was an extremely destructive earthquake in Prince William Sound and other areas of Alaska. In Western Canada, Oregon California and Hawaiian Island a Pacific-wide tsunami was produced which was destructive in.
Places like New York and New Jersey once thought as being untouchable now brace themselves for the storm. Then at eight pm hurricane, Sandy hits the coast. Wind speeds at hundred fifteen mph. Sandy was the 12th hurricane in the season and by far the worst. The effects