Friday, December 19, 2008

Blizzard vs Winter Storm

Last weekend we had a blizzard. This weekend we're having a winter storm.
Tom the weather man assures us this is not a blizzard, only a winter storm. So I looked up definitions of both: A winter storm is an event in which the dominant varieties of precipitation are forms that only occur at cold temperatures, such as snow or sleet, or a rainstorm where ground temperatures are cold enough to allow ice to form.
A blizzard is a severe
winter storm condition characterized by low temperatures, strong winds, and heavy blowing snow.

WELL. If THAT'S the case, this weekend's weather is indeed another blizzard since -50ยบ wind chills are predicted, SO if there are wind chills, there has to be wind - oh and let's not forget we're to receive MORE snow, which means.... we are having ANOTHER BLIZZARD!!! Calgon take me away!!

1 comment:

AngelCatPainter said...

Absolutely love the greeting card with words all every-which-way and sweet little tree on top!!!

And I never knew the definitions of that famous ND winter weather, even having experienced it for 22 years! Just goes to show, you can't always trust that Tom, he says whatever he wants to say... hahaha

Jack Frost will be along no matter what Tom says.... big time!!!