violent storm

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Recent Examples on the Web Among damages already occurring: dangerously increasing temperatures, changing rain and snow patterns, rising seas, storm surge flooding, thawing permafrost, coast erosion and increased wildfires, ocean acidification and violent storms. Dan Joling, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Alaska Supreme Court to hear youths’ climate change lawsuit," 8 Oct. 2019 Causes for the decline include the age of trees, diseases, and more frequent violent storms sparked by climate change. Steven Litt, cleveland, "Where have all the trees gone? Cuyahoga tree canopy shrinks by 6,600 acres; Lakewood hardest hit," 26 Jan. 2020 Among damages already occurring: dangerously increasing temperatures, changing rain and snow patterns, rising seas, storm surge flooding, thawing permafrost, coast erosion and increased wildfires, ocean acidification and violent storms. Dan Joling, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Alaska Supreme Court to hear youths’ climate change lawsuit," 8 Oct. 2019 Coastlines are subjected to more violent storms and to higher storm surges. The Economist, "Climate change The necessity of pulling carbon dioxide out of the air," 7 Dec. 2019 Among damages already occurring: dangerously increasing temperatures, changing rain and snow patterns, rising seas, storm surge flooding, thawing permafrost, coast erosion and increased wildfires, ocean acidification and violent storms. Dan Joling, Anchorage Daily News, "Alaska Supreme Court to hear youths’ climate change lawsuit," 9 Oct. 2019 From the Bahamas to Mozambique, many of the nations better known as exotic holiday destinations are increasingly blaming climate change for more violent storms passing through. Jeremy Hodges, Bloomberg.com, "Paradise Destinations Say It's Time to Pay Up for Climate," 8 Dec. 2019 That combination of current, violent storms, freezing temperatures, waves that can top 50-feet tall, and the occasional iceberg has earned the Drake its reputation as the most difficult ocean passage on earth. oregonlive, "Portland adventurer Colin O’Brady wants to return to Antarctica, this time by rowboat," 17 Nov. 2019 Ariel and her aquatic allies manage to free Eric from Ursula’s spell, but the witch becomes enraged, and summons a violent storm in hopes of killing Ariel. Alex Kane, USA TODAY, "How to watch The Little Mermaid," 12 Nov. 2019

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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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22 Feb 2020

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“Violent storm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/violent%20storm. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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