This brief overview of blizzards and extreme temperatures orients viewers with excerpts from the upcoming video.
Learn the atmospheric recipe that creates a blizzard and the resulting weather conditions. Follow along with Mike Theiss as he documents the storm.
Leo Houlding demonstrates the impact of wind chill by standing in a large wind tunnel in only one layer of clothing. A thermal imaging camera documents the results.
Theiss enters the storm once again as the worst of the weather hits Boston. Explore the damage and desolation in the city as Theiss documents the storm.
Justin McAlexander recalls how he and his friends survived a blizzard in the Colorado mountains.
Theiss documents the massive cleanup in Boston. After thirty-six hours and 63cm of snow, he packs up and leaves Boston.
Credits: Blizzards: Fierce Earth (Series 2)
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Featuring footage from the BBC and other natural history archives, the Fierce Earth series showcases the power of nature's fury. This episode chronicles the 2013 Boston Blizzard, demonstrates wind chill, and recounts a teen's Colorado mountain blizzard survival. A BBC Production.
Length: 29 minutes
Copyright date: ©2014
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