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Maritime History on Tap: The 1940 Armistice Day Storm
Welcome to the 2023/2024 Maritime History on Tap lecture series.
Join us on November 7 at 7:00pm at the Ore Dock Brewing Company for "The 1940 Armistice Day Storm" with National Weather Service Forecaster Joe Phillips.
November 11, 1940, Armistice Day (or Veteran’s Day), began with blue skies and temperatures in the 40s and 50s, but a rapidly deepening low-pressure system moved into the Upper Great Lakes. Within 24 hours, the system would rank among the most infamous and disastrous blizzards in U.S. history with over 150 deaths. NWS’s Joe Phillips discusses the storm and how it changed ... view more »
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