Definition of Alberta Clipper in English:

Alberta Clipper

Syllabification: Al·ber·ta Clip·per


  • A fast-moving winter weather system originating in the lee of the Canadian Rockies that typically brings snow, high winds, and cold temperatures across the northern US.
    More example sentences
    • In fact, as we take a look at this storm, it's called an Alberta Clipper.
    • If the moisture follows later this fall with a couple of Alberta Clippers we will have a real mess.
    • Most Alberta Clippers bring light snow and a blast of cold air to the USA as they move eastwards.

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