10 Major Weather Events That Rocked 2012

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  • major weather, severe weather
  • Hurricane Sandy
  • heatwave, weather
  • drought, weather, agriculture
  • wildfire, weather
  • Tornado, weather
  • Derecho, thunderstorm
  • Hurricane Isaac
  • unseasonably warm temperatures, weather
  • April 30 – May 1 Severe Weather Outbreak, tornado
  • April Freeze Damages Crops, agriculture, weather

A Record Year

While the world didn’t end on Dec. 21, 2012 was certainly a year for major weather events that caused billions of damage in the U.S. From Superstorm Sandy to an April freeze that damaged crops across the Northeast, keep reading for a look back at the top 10 weather events of the 2012, as ranked by Think Progress.Britt Middleton

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