Thursday, May 26, 2011

where are most blizzards?

Most blizzards occur in Siberia, Eastern Europe, and the northern u.s. Because of their temperatures and positions on the globe.

What is the record for snow fall in the U.S.?

The biggest snow fall was in Buffalo, New York from December 24-28,2001. It was an astonishing 7 feet of snow

Monday, May 23, 2011

What causes avalanches?

Avalanches are sometimes caused by large amounts of snow melting, or layers and layers of snow build up eventually collapsing. sometimes avalanches are caused by big pieces of rock or snow breaking off the mountain because of weathering, causing the snow to collapse . Avalanches are usually deadly if you are caught in a large one.