ice storm


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ice storm

[′īs ‚stȯrm]
(meteorology)
A storm characterized by a fall of freezing precipitation, forming a glaze on terrestrial objects that creates many hazards. Also known as silver storm.
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Like the reactions of plants and animals of the forest, humans' reactions to the Ice Storm are complex.
Amistad previewed at Showcase, Kingsbury Rd, The Ice Storm and The Tango Lesson at MAC, Cannon Hill, Birmingham.
Likewise, white oak was one of the lowest ranked species in terms of susceptibility, but it contributed 26% of the coarse woody debris volume from the ice storm.
"The DPU already acted in response to the issues caused by the 2008 ice storm,'' Unitil filings say.
December's ice storms caused millions of dollars of property damage across multiple counties.
Today, the forest still bears the scars of the devastating ice storm. Walking off-trail through much of the woods is a miserable experience; in the winter, even snowshoers are stymied by smashed crowns and tangles of branches.
Drunk, they don't realise that an ice storm has struck which has tragic consequences.
Dubbed a service for God's Frozen Chosen, survivors of Eastern Ontario's worst ice storm came together to pray, share stories and praise God.
In Canada, the ice storm was blamed for six deaths.
Of course, "The Ice Storm" means to expose the emptiness of all this, but it's too heavy-handed.
The nursing homes of greater Philadelphia, in contrast, will not receive any federal compensation for the disastrous ice storm.