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  2. Great Blizzard of 1899 - Wikipedia

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    For the 1895–2017 period of record: February 1899 was the second-coldest February in the contiguous U.S. (behind only 1936). The average temperature was 25.50 °F (−3.61 °C), which was 8.36 °F (4.64 °C) colder than the 1895–2017 average of 33.86 °F (1.03 °C) and 0.27 °F (0.15 °C) warmer than February 1936.

  3. Nor'easter - Wikipedia

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    March 2017 North American blizzard (also known as Winter Storm Stella, Blizzard Eugene, and Blizzard of 2017 by media outlets) March 12–15, 2017 October 2017 North American storm complex: October 28–31, 2017 An extratropical storm absorbed the remnants of Tropical Storm Philippe. The combined systems became an extremely powerful nor'easter ...

  4. Hail - Wikipedia

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    Hail is a form of solid precipitation. It is distinct from ice pellets (American English "sleet"), though the two are often confused. It consists of balls or irregular lumps of ice, each of which is called a hailstone.

  5. List of Texas hurricanes (1980–present) - Wikipedia

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    From 1980 to the present, 81 tropical or subtropical cyclones affected the U.S. state of Texas.According to David Roth of the Weather Prediction Center, a tropical cyclone makes landfall along the coastline about three times every four years, and on any 50 mi (80 km) segment of the coastline a hurricane makes landfall about once every six years.

  6. Google Trends - Wikipedia

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    Google Trends has also been used to forecast economic indicators and financial markets, and analysis of Google Trends data has detected regional flu outbreaks before conventional monitoring systems. Google Trends is increasingly used in ecological and conservation studies, with the number of research articles growing over 50% per year.

  7. 2021 Western North America heat wave - Wikipedia

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    Rapid attribution analysis found this was a 1000-year weather event, made 150 times more likely by climate change. [6] [7] The heat wave affected Northern California , Idaho , Western Nevada , Oregon , and Washington in the United States, as well as British Columbia , and, in its latter phase, Alberta , Manitoba , the Northwest Territories ...

  8. Jeff Demps - Wikipedia

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    In 2009, Demps competed in four outdoor meets for the Gators' track and field team. He ran the anchor leg of Florida's SEC Championship 4 × 100 m relay team (alongside Jeremy Hall, Calvin Smith Jr., and Terrell Wilks), which recorded the third-fastest time in school history (38.74) and won Florida's first the 4×100-meter relay title since the 2004 season.

  9. Sulphur, Louisiana - Wikipedia

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    History. Sulphur is named for the sulfur mines that were operated in the area in the 1900s. In 1867, Professor Eugene W. Hilgard, an experienced geologist who was prospecting for oil and other minerals, conducted exploratory borings in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana and discovered sulfur in the caprock of a salt dome.