Marked cooling of the air over a large area. It is an extended period of above normal cold temperatures, a drop of atmospheric average temperature well above the averages of a region, with effects on human populations, crops, properties and services. sources: GLIDE; WMO
28 Apr 2014, FEMA, United States of America - gov; USGS, United States of America - gov
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