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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subnivean_climate

Subnivean climate (From Latin for "under" (sub) and "snow" (nives) refers to the zone in and ... While the snow is on the ground the melting and joining of snow flakes reduces the height of snowpack by shrinking air spaces and causing the ...

nsidc.org/cryosphere/snow/science/formation.html

If the ground temperature is at or below freezing, the snow will reach the ground. However, the snow can still reach the ground when the ground temperature is ...

weather.com/maps/currentussnowcover

View weather map showing the latest US areas with snow cover and accumulation.

www.sciencebits.com/SnowAboveFreezing

Did you ever wonder how can it snow at above freezing temperatures? ... From the figure below, it is apparent that there is a clear dependency on the humidity - the ..... The small bits of ice fall, and melt in the warm ground level temperatures.

ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/guides/mtr/fcst/prcp/rs.rxml

The falling snow passes through the freezing level into the warmer air, where it ... When the air temperature at the ground is less than 32 F, the precipitation ...

www.weather.gov/gsp/snow

The following procedures were developed from previous National Weather ... ( See Snowfall section below for details); Snow Depth: Determine the depth of the  ...

northernwoodlands.org/outside_story/article/subnivean-shelter-snow

Dec 29, 2014 ... Under the snow, these tiny mammals create long tunnel systems ... to moderate the temperature of the animals, the plants, and the ground itself.

www.snow-forecast.com/pages/nsidc-faq

Under certain conditions, usually requiring near-freezing temperatures, light winds, ... If the ground temperature is at or below freezing, of course the snow will  ...

onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2004RG000157/pdf

Jul 25, 2003 ... high absorptivity that tends to warm the snow surface, low .... Snow albedo can be greater than 0.90 under cloudy sky conditions [Wendler and ...