What Causes a Snowstorm?

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Snow storms happen from collisions of warm and cold air. When these masses meet, warm air pushes the cold air underneath it and this leads to snowfall. You can find more information here: http://library.thinkquest.org/C003603/english/snowstorms/thecauses.shtml
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Snowstroms are characterized by heavy snowfall and extreme cold. Snow forms when water vapor condenses and freezes into ice crystals. As the ice crystals fall from the clouds, they melt and then refreeze, creating fluffy snow.
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