Weather Events in History: Grade 3

Flood

France

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/france/7833492/Deadly-flash-floods-hit-southern-France.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/10327034
 

China 1998 (Yangtze River)

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/1503369/Yangtze-River-floods

http://lwf.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/reports/chinaflooding/chinaflooding.html

http://factsanddetails.com/china.php?itemid=395&catid=10&subcatid=65#02

 

Hurricane

New Orleans, LA 2005 (Hurricane Katrina)

http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/research/2005/katrina.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurricane_Katrina

  

Yucatan Pennisula, Mexico (2005)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurricane_Wilma

http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/research/2005/wilma.html

 

Drought and Fires


Yellowstone- WY
and MT 1988

http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/yellowstone/YFfires2.html

http://www.nps.gov/yell/naturescience/wildlandfire.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellowstone_fires_of_1988

 

Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico 1930 (Dust Bowl)

http://drought.unl.edu/kids/impacts/dustbowl.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dust_Bowl

http://www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/news/topstory/2004/0319dustbowl.html

 

Blizzards


New York City
, NY
1888

http://wintercenter.homestead.com/photo1888c.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Blizzard_of_1888

 

Avalanche

http://mysite.ncnetwork.net/mvmmvm/index.html

 Wellington, Washington (1910)
http://naturaldisasters.suite101.com/article.cfm/worst_avalanche_in_us_history

 

Tsunami


Sumatra
, Indonesia
2004

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2004_Indian_ocean_earthquake

http://sf.factmonster.com/spot/tsunami.html

 

Japan 2011

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2011/03/11/world/asia/maps-of-earthquake-and-tsunami-damage-in-japan.html?ref=asia 
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=japan-earthquake-tsunami-waves
http://www.livescience.com/13189-japan-earthquake-tsunami-global-reach.html 
http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/c1187/

 

 

Thunderstorms

Fort Worth, Texax (1995)

http://www.weather.com/encyclopedia/thunder/ftworth.html

http://blogs.usatoday.com/weather/2006/02/todays_ask_the__4.html

http://www.k5kj.net/19950505.htm

 

Wisconsin (1977)

http://www.crh.noaa.gov/mkx/flyers/flyertstm.php

http://www.crh.noaa.gov/grb/events/070477.php

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Independence_Day_Derecho_of_1977

 

Tornado

Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana (Tri-State Tornado) 1925

http://www.crh.noaa.gov/pah/1925/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tri-State_Tornado

http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/environment/natural-disasters/4219866

 

United States and Canadian province of Ontario (Super Outbreak) 1974

http://www.crh.noaa.gov/iwx/program_areas/events/historical/superoutbreak1974/index.php

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Super_Outbreak


Hail

Sydney, Australia 1999

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1999_Sydney_hailstorm

http://thepedia.com/define/1999_Sydney_hailstorm

http://www.nswfb.nsw.gov.au/page.php?id=470

 

Aurora, Nebraska (2003)

http://www.ucar.edu/communications/staffnotes/0308/hail.html

http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/BAMS-86-12-1773

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