violent storm


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Recent Examples on the Web Weather has also hurt avocado production, with a recent violent storm causing substantial crop losses in the Mexican state of Michoacán. Alena Botros, Fortune, 6 Aug. 2022 Recent hurricane seasons have produced some of the most violent storm surge in the United States with waters reaching more than 20 feet along the Gulf Coast, said NHC storm surge scientist, Cody Fritz. Joe Mario Pedersen, Orlando Sentinel, 29 May 2022 In Seminole, Oklahoma, the second violent storm in a week tore through the town. Ryan W. Miller, USA TODAY, 5 May 2022 On May 22, 21 ultrarunners perished in the Gansu province of China during a violent storm of rain, hail, and freezing temperatures. Will Ford, Outside Online, 4 June 2021 Kentucky and Indiana residents were recovering Thursday after a violent storm ripped through the area one day earlier, part of a severe weather pattern that raged through the nation's midsection this week. Christine Fernando, USA TODAY, 14 Apr. 2022 The film centers on a young female doctor and her 6-year-old daughter, who board an overnight flight in a violent storm. Christopher Vourlias, Variety, 4 Oct. 2021 What looks at first like a Rectify-style ex-con narrative transforms into something much stranger and, as promised, spookier by the end of the premiere, when the violent storm that the islanders have been preparing for finally hits. Judy Berman, Time, 20 Sep. 2021 Jacob Blake was shot in the back by a white police officer on Aug. 23, 2020, setting off a deadly and violent storm of protests in Kenosha, and adding fuel to a nationwide summer of unrest over police treatment of Blacks and other people of color. Kelli Arseneau, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 22 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of violent storm

circa 1881, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of violent storm was circa 1881

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9 Aug 2022

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“Violent storm.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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