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Snow is much more than that pesky slippery white powder that causes driving havoc but puts smiles on the faces of skiers!
Most people don't realize that outside of the tropics, normal rain is usually melted snow – raindrops begin their lives as snowflakes but melt on their downward spiral to earth.
Heavy snowfall is usually associated with severe winter storms when moisture droplets do not melt but instead remain in their frozen form, creating snowflakes and mounds of fun for children of all ages!
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|