Blue norther


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Blue norther

The cold north wind associated with a swiftly moving winter cold front. The name presumably came from the peculiar atmospheric color sometimes seen just ahead of the front.
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His Blue Norther and Other Poems appeared in 2010, and a new chapbook, Ways and Means, is due out soon.
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The so-called Great Blue Norther, a cold snap which hit America, caused blizzards and tornadoes.
This was the Great Blue Norther, a cold snap which hit the U.S.
"The problem comes when we get a Blue Norther coming in, and it's more like 70[degrees]," Cox says.