Winter Precipitation Types: Snow Sleet And Freezing Rain

Winter Precipitation Types: Snow Sleet And Freezing Rain

WINTER PRECIPITATION: ALL ABOUT TEMPERATURE AT DIFFERENT LEVELS

0°C= 32°F

Winter Precipitation

Winter Precipitation

SNOW: Below freezing in the clouds and on the way down.

*It can snow when the surface air is warmer, but colder snowflakes don’t melt yet.

(INVERSION: A warmer layer of air in the middle of the middle of the atmosphere)

SLEET: A thin inversion melts snow or starts out as rain, then it refreezes on the way down to the ground. This ‘pings’ when it hits and can hurt. The layer of cold air near the ground is thick.

FREEZING RAIN: A thicker inversion melts snowflakes or starts as rain. The thin layer of freezing air near the ground i snot enough to refreeze the precipitation. It will fall as rain, but freeze on contact with the surface.

RAIN: Warm enough above freezing all the way down to the ground.

 

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Also See:

My Winter Outlook for 2016-2017: Colder with snow spread out more

NOAA Winter Outlook for 2016 to 2017

La Nina Formed: What it could mean to our winter

Farmers Almanacs Split On Cold And Snow

Extreme Weather of 2015 balanced out on both ends

Low Snow Winters In Baltimore: Records Might Surprise You

NOAA Ranks Blizzard 2016 4th Worst Snowstorm On Record

Blizzard 2016 Record Top Snowstorm: Area Totals

November 17th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |