The Great Plains

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  • The Great Plains
    • The "low Plains" to the East have long grass
    • The "high Plains" to the West have short grass.
    • Weather is extreme and scary.
      • Weather varies
      • mountains produce rain showers
      • so far from the sea means huge difference in temperature between summer and winter
      • droughts in summer
      • severe snow in the winter
      • tornadoes are common
      • Continental climate
    • Becomes drier the further south you go.
    • Rocky mountains form a barrier across america.


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