"We lost a lot of farms from the Ice Storm
because dairy farmers lost their cows.
If someone had told me that living through nine days of a Canadian ice storm
would be good preparation for my trip to a Caribbean island, my reply would have been: "Not a snowball's chance in ...
The Ice Storm
is a movie filled with characters as cold as its title.
With that as a background, it should have been no surprise that the media, and the public at large, would heap glowing praise on the 14,000 soldiers who participated in the ice storm
On 6-7 December 1994, a major ice storm
struck several midwestern states, including northern Missouri, western Kansas and southern Iowa [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED].
The Government of Canada has provided $98,547,210 through the Disaster Financial Assistance Arrangements (DFAA) to assist the province of Ontario with costs from the 2013 ice storm
. This assistance will help with the costs associated with long-term recovery and rebuilding in affected communities.
The ice storm
of 1998, which hit Montreal and parts of Eastern Canada, left millions without power for weeks.
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FITCHBURG -- It has been a little more than five years since the 2008 ice storm
that left some residents in the dark for weeks, but memories of the storm's impact remain vivid in the minds of some, including those pursuing a class-action lawsuit against Unitil that is still moving through the courts.
The ice storm
declaration, for example, included only public assistance.
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley said that Unitil should pay $4.6 million in fines for its botched response to a December 2008 ice storm
that knocked out electricity for thousands.
Then, in February 1998, a terrible ice storm
struck the region, "and changed the landscape," notes Wilcox, "in more ways than one." Trees below about 1,400 feet in elevation in the Forest escaped the brunt of the storm, but a half-foot of ice sheathed trees in a huge sweep of forest above 1,500 feet.