Snow

Science / Marine Biology / Snow: See marine snow

Snow Flurry

Science / Weather / Snow Flurry: Light showers of snow, generally very brief without any measurable accumulation. May be reported as 'SHSN--' in an observation and on the METAR. MORE

Snow Roller

Science / Weather / Snow Roller: The product of moist, cohesive snow that when initiated by wind rolls across the landscape, gathering snow until it can no longer move. It is shaped like a rolled sleeping bag, some reaching four feet MORE

Snow Shower

Science / Weather / Snow Shower: Frozen precipitation in the form of snow, characterized by its sudden beginning and ending. It is reported as 'SHSN' in an observation and on the METAR. MORE

Snow Squall

Science / Weather / Snow Squall: A heavy snow shower accompanied by sudden strong winds, or a squall. MORE

Snow Banner

Science / Weather / Snow Banner: A plume of snow blown off a mountain crest, resembling smoke blowing from a volcano. MORE

Thunder Snow

Science / Weather / Thunder Snow: A wintertime thunderstorm from which falls snow instead of rain. Violent updrafts and at or below freezing temperatures throughout the atmosphere, from surface to high aloft, discourage the melting of MORE

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