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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snow

Snow refers to forms of ice crystals that precipitate from the atmosphere (usually from clouds) ... Otherwise, snow typically melts seasonally, causing runoff into streams and rivers and recharging groundwater. Major snow-prone areas include  ...

www.weatherquestions.com/What_causes_snow.htm

Nov 28, 2010 ... Brief, simplified description of the causes of snow. ... available from the warm air mass the rising air originates from, causes clouds to form.

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

Once snow crystals form in the atmosphere, they grow by absorbing surrounding water droplets. The snowflakes we end up seeing on the ground are an ...

www.metoffice.gov.uk/learning/snow/how-is-snow-formed

Nov 19, 2014 ... Snow is formed when temperatures are low and there is moisture in the atmosphere in the form of tiny ice crystals. When these tiny ice crystals ...

www.theweatherprediction.com/basic_weather_questions/snow.html

Snow forms in clouds that are below freezing. Much of the rain that makes it to the surface started out as snow high aloft and then melted before reaching the ...

www.noaa.gov/stories/how-do-snowflakes-form-science-behind-snow

Dec 19, 2016 ... Get the science behind snow ... later, slight changes in the surrounding temperature or humidity causes the crystal to grow in another way.

www.edinformatics.com/math_science/what_causes_rain.htm

Let's first start with some definitions that will help you understand precipitation and rain. Evaporation - is when a liquid becomes a gas. For example, a water left  ...

passporttoknowledge.com/storm/why/precipitation.htm

Precipitation: What makes clouds, rain, snow, hail and sleet ... The weight of the ice can cause tree limbs to fall across power lines, or sometimes just drag down ...

www.reference.com/science/causes-snow-515bc87e194579e5

Snow occurs when water droplets in clouds freeze, and these droplets then act as a nucleus onto which molecules of water vapor adhere, forming larger ice ...