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Hurricanes, Monsoons, and Tropical Storms

What is an Alberta clipper?

An Alberta clipper is a storm that develops on the Pacific front, usually over the Rocky Mountains of Alberta, Canada. This quick-moving storm moves southeast into the Great Plains, leaving a trail of cold air and snow.



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