What criteria are used to define a 'blizzard'?

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by Jeff Renner

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Posted on December 21, 2012 at 6:42 PM

What criteria are used to define a 'blizzard'?

A blizzard warning is issued when winds of 35 mph or greater combine with falling snow to reduce visibility to one quarter of a mile or less...for at least three hours.

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