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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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The Chilly Dogs Blue Flurries Sweater is a beautifully crafted sweater that is hand-knit with 100% wool and made with all-natural dyes that come from plants, not chemicals.
I headed back to the daycare to get the children, and we went home to see what this chance of flurries would bring.
A TAP dancing Santa, snow flurries, actors skating on ice and a levitating ghost are just some of the highlights.
Temperatures are expected to fall to just 1C in upland areas and snow flurries could hit anywhere.
Although not entirely unexpected, the thunderstorm packed more punch than forecasters anticipated as a low-pressure system coupled with the cold air above it quickly built momentum, resulting in snow flurries at elevations as low as 1,000 feet, said National Weather Service meteorologist Gale Harris.