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.
A white flag with a black square in the center means a cold wave.
This was not exact, for Loveday had forgotten Mrs. Veale, but the rebuke drenched the impetuous girl like a cold wave.
On the 26th the cold wave covered Florida, and temperatures below freezing were reported as far south as Tampa and Jupiter.