Blowing Snow

Science / Weather / Blowing Snow: Snow that is raised by the wind to heights of six feet or greater. It is reported as 'BLSN' in an observation and on the METAR.

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 Plow

Entertainment / Bowling / Snow Plow: Normally a ball that hits high and plows through the pins for a strike. A strike ball. MORE

Snow Pellets

Science / Weather / Snow Pellets: Frozen precipitation in the form of white, round or conical opaque grains of ice. Their diameter ranges from 0.08 to 0.2 inch (2 to 5 mm). They are easily crushed and generally break up after reboundi MORE

Snow Grains

Science / Weather / Snow Grains: Frozen precipitation in the form of very small, white, opaque grains of ice. The solid equivalent of drizzle. It is reported as 'SG' in an observation and on the METAR. MORE

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