Ice storms are caused by thunderstorms which produce large amounts of freezing rain.
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Freezing Rain: Supercooled Droplets Freezing on Impact
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Describes how freezing rain forms, with diagrams.
[ Kids/Teens ] The story of the ice storm of 1998 from one individuals point of view. Includes photographs of the devastating effect ice can have on the environment.
Ice Storms: Hazardous Beauty
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] How glaze ice forms and where these storms occur, as well as the effects, both good and bad.
January 2005 Ice Storm in Geneva
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Contains a photo gallery with many pictures.
Portland's Paralyzing Ice Storm 2004
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Describes the storm and its effects. And has pictures of the ice on a car, and on a jet fighter.
Trees and Ice Storms
[ Mature Teens ] Describes how ice storms form, the damage they can do, and list of trees which can resist ice. [PDF]
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