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  2. Wild spectacle forms amid precise weather conditions. Sand sculptures, formed naturally from wind erosion around frozen sand, fills the beach in areas along Lake Michigan on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2021 ...

  3. Bar Harbor, Maine - Wikipedia

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    The forecast for 2019 was 176 ship visits and more than 254,000 passengers. Bar Harbor also hosts many long-distance cyclists, as it is the eastern terminus of the Adventure Cycling Association's Northern Tier Bicycle Route ( Anacortes , Washington , is the western terminus), and the northern terminus of its Atlantic Coast Bicycle Route ( Key ...

  4. Derecho - Wikipedia

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    Derecho comes from the Spanish adjective for "straight" (or "direct"), in contrast with a tornado which is a "twisted" wind. The word was first used in the American Meteorological Journal in 1888 by Gustavus Detlef Hinrichs in a paper describing the phenomenon and based on a significant derecho event that crossed Iowa on 31 July 1877.

  5. Climate of Oklahoma City - Wikipedia

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    Winter. Winters are typically cool, relatively dry, and somewhat brief, albeit highly variable. January has a normal mean temperature of 39.2 °F (4.0 °C), but temperatures reach freezing on an average 71 days and fail to rise above freezing on an average 8.3 days, and, with an average in December thru February of 6.3 days reaching 70 °F (21 °C), warm spells are common and most winters see ...

  6. Climate of Texas - Wikipedia

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    The Northern Plains' climate is semi-arid and is prone to drought, annually receiving between 16 to 32 inches (410 to 810 mm) of precipitation, and average annual snowfall ranging between 15 to 30 inches (380 to 760 mm), with the greatest snowfall amounts occurring in the Texas panhandle and areas near the border with New Mexico.

  7. Climate of Pennsylvania - Wikipedia

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    Although Hurricane Agnes was barely a hurricane at landfall in Florida, its major impact was over the Mid-Atlantic region, where Agnes combined with a non-tropical low to produce widespread rains of 6 inches (150 mm) to 12 inches (300 mm) with local amounts up to 19 inches (480 mm) in western Schuylkill County in Pennsylvania.

  8. Blue Hill Meteorological Observatory - Wikipedia

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    The Blue Hill Meteorological Observatory in Milton, Massachusetts is the foremost structure associated with the history of weather observations in the United States. Located atop Great Blue Hill about 10 miles south of Boston, Massachusetts, it is home to the oldest continuous weather record in North America, and was the location of the earliest kite soundings of the atmosphere in North ...

  9. 1991 Perfect Storm - Wikipedia

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    For several days, weather models forecast the development of a significant storm off New England. However, the models were inadequate in forecasting coastal conditions, which in one instance failed to provide adequate warning. In addition, a post-storm assessment found an insufficient number of observation sites along the coast.