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ATOC 1050 Chapter 14 Great Plains Blizzards * Stockmen’s Warnings are issued when severe weather threatens cattle in major ranching areas The three ingredients of a blizzard: Cold, Wind, and Snow Cold snow-covered surfaces in west central Canada combined with clear skies works to create temperatures as cold as -30 to -50 degrees F and an arctic front.
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Unformatted text preview: The wind and the snow comes from cyclones. Alberta Clippers and Colorado Cyclones: Colorado cyclones have more snow while Alberta clippers produce blizzards with usually less snow but colder temperatures. Ground Blizzards: These are blizzards caused solely by snow blowing on the ground and can occur when there are clear skies....
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  • Fall '06
  • FORREST,BE
  • Alberta Clippers, major ranching areas

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