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flurry

Hunting the death spasms of a harpooned whale

flurry

[′flər·ē]
(meteorology)
A brief shower of snow accompanied by a gust of wind, or a sudden, brief wind squall.
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Flurries of snow hit Birmingham in June, 1975, in April, 1981, there was four inches of snow and in late March, 1979, there was six inches.
John Hammond, senior press officer at the Met Office, said: "There is a possibility of some light snow flurries.
Hancock's long flurries of musical thought, fueled by the superb young drummer Richie Barshay and the always-dependable bassist Scott Colley, were delightful.
However, temperatures are set to plunge well below freezing, with sleet and snow flurries due overnight which could leave a dusting on the ground by tomorrow morning.
In 2002, runners ran through snow flurries overnight, then sweat in 110 degrees the following afternoon.
Medal was the aggressor Friday, and the quicker Smalls landed counterpunch combinations in flurries.