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  • They're basically three types of winter precipitation, snow, freezing rain and sleet.

  • Snow is pretty simple.

  • Basically, the temperature at all levels of the atmosphere are below 32 degrees.

  • When it lands, you have the beautiful white stuff.

  • Where it gets tricky is when you have freezing rain or sleep.

  • And to understand this, you have to go high into the atmosphere.

  • Both sleet and freezing rain Start is a snowflake high in the atmosphere.

  • As it makes its descent, they both melt into a raindrop as it's entering the lower levels of the atmosphere.

  • Sleep will re freeze into basically an ice pellet.

  • At this point, freezing rain is still just a raindrop.

  • The differences as it gets closer to the surface.

  • It makes contact sleep.

  • You will be able to hear.

  • It bounces off of everything because it's that little ice pellet.

  • Freezing rain, though, will freeze on contact, making an icy glaze over everything.

  • The roads, the bridges, your car, even the power lines making freezing rain one of the most dangerous types of winter precept.

  • But if you're gonna have winter precipitation, snow is what everyone hopes for, especially if you're at a place like this.

They're basically three types of winter precipitation, snow, freezing rain and sleet.

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Snow, Sleet, Or Freezing Rain?

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/12
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