The warm temperatures which melt the snow may be followed by a cold wave, which may be greatly injurious to the plants.
Will it be as hot as the dickens; or are we in for a cold wave?
Then, like a cold wave, surged over her a numbing sense of his position.
Sometimes this fall is very marked, and then it is called a cold wave.
He was restrained only by the fear of perpetual blindness, which came over him in a sort of cold wave at each reaction.
A cold wave swept down my spine, and a sort of emptiness came to the pit of my stomach.
The minimum temperature had fallen to −21.8, as though a cold wave were passing over the country.
On the 26th the cold wave covered Florida, and temperatures below freezing were reported as far south as Tampa and Jupiter.
This was not exact, for Loveday had forgotten Mrs. Veale, but the rebuke drenched the impetuous girl like a cold wave.
The cold wave that drenched her heart accompanied an assurance that the man in the doorway meant trouble.