On It! Worksheet
winter Prolonged of
Extreme cold often accompanies a winter storm or is
left in its wake. ____________ exposure to the cold can cause frostbite
or hypothermia ____________ become life-threatening. Infants and elderly
people are most susceptible. What constitutes extreme cold and its effect
varies across different areas ____________ the United States. In areas
unaccustomed to ____________ weather, near freezing temperatures are
considered "extreme cold." Freezing ____________ can cause severe ____________
to citrus fruit crops and other vegetation. ____________ may ____________
and burst in ____________ that are poorly ____________ or without heat.
In the ____________ below zero temperatures may be considered as "extreme
cold." Long cold spells can cause rivers to freeze, disrupting shipping.
Ice ____________ may form and lead to flooding.
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