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A Look Back at the St. Louis Blizzard of ‘82

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 @ 10:00 AM-12:01 PM

Featured Speaker: Charles E. Graves, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Saint Louis University

It was a 1 in 70 year snow event– the heavy snowfall in January of 1982, and infamous in the St. Louis region. Thousands of motorists were stranded, the airport, Amtrak and bus service were shut down, and scores of schools and businesses were closed for up to a week after the snow ended. Blanketing the area in 13 inches of snow, it was the most on record for any storm since 1912. Dr. Charles Graves takes a look back at the infamous Blizzard of ’82. Why was the snowfall so prolific? Have we seen anything close to that event in recent history? And will we again?

To be held at:
Kirkwood OASIS – Kirkwood Community Center
111 South Geyer Road, St. Louis, MO 63122

FREE to the first 10 registrants, $9 per person thereafter. OPEN to ALL. Space is limited.

To register call 314-533-8586 or e-mail rsvp@academyofsciencestl.org

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Tuesday, November 15, 2011
10:00 AM-12:01 PM
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