What is a Blizzard?

Enclosed below is a paper in a PDF format that shows how the origin of the word 'blizzard' materialised and where and when the use of the word 'blizzard' was first used in a meteorological sense.

The paper then mentions how the definition is portrayed in many counties and what meteorological parameters make up the definition. The paper finalises with a new definition proposed by the author. The paper was published in 1997 in the Journal of Meteorology (see reference below).

Wild, R. (1997) Historical review on the origin and definition of the word blizzard. Journal of Meteorology, 22, 331-340


AbstractWhat is a Blizzard?
Get Adobe Acrobat Reader

PLEASE NOTE: You will need the current version of Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your MAC or PC to read this document. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader follow the link provided.

Snowcast

Snow forecast for the period 17-23 November 2019 across the UK

17th - None

18th - None

19th - None

20th - None

21st - None

22nd - None

23rd - None