blizzard


blizzard
01. We were supposed to visit our grandparents in Fairbanks last winter, but our flight was canceled due to a [blizzard].
02. Last winter we had a lot of [blizzards].
03. We couldn't go outside because of the [blizzard].
04. I encountered my first [blizzard] during a visit to Alaska this winter.
05. The weatherman has forecast a [blizzard] for tomorrow.
06. Over 15 inches of snow fell in the [blizzard] which hit the town yesterday.
07. The weatherman failed to predict the [blizzard] which shut down the town.
08. The [blizzard] has shut down airports all over the state.
09. When I was outside in the [blizzard], I couldn't see more than a few feet in front of me because of all the snow.
10. By the time the [blizzard] had finished, the city was covered in over a three feet of snow.
11. The snow was quite light at first, but by late morning it had turned into a [blizzard], and all the ski lifts had to be shut down.
12. In March of 1888, a severe [blizzard] hit the Atlantic coast of North America, killing over 400 people, and closing communication and transportation lines for three days.
13. Alison Hargreaves died in a [blizzard] while descending the mountain known as K2 a short time after becoming the first woman to climb Mount Everest alone.
14. The office became a [blizzard] of activity as the deadline approached.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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