How Does Snow Occur?

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When water reaches a temperature of zero degrees Celsius it will freeze. This is also true when you think of rain. When clouds release rain, if the temperature is cold enough, it forms snow.
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Precipitation is created in cold air. That cold air turns the rain or precipitation into snow. Gravity then pulls it to the earth as snow.
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