Blizzard: A blizzard only occurs when a location experiences sustained winds or very frequent gusts over 35 mph in combination with heavy falling or blowing snow which reduces visibilities to 1/4 mile or less. Both of these criteria must be met for three consecutive hours for a storm to be officially a blizzard.


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Reliably hype-free weather info for Western Maine and New Hampshire from amateur forecaster Jack Sillin

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