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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

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James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536

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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

2nd Edition
James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536
Textbook Problem

Why are power failures a common occurrence with ice storms?

To determine

The reason for the power failures being common with ice storms.

Explanation

During hail storm, the super cooled water in its liquid form falls down and as soon as it touches any surface such as ground, tree, pole, electric and telephonic lines, and so on, it freezes. Thus, ice covers the surface of the power lines and makes them fall down...

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