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Snow gauge - Wikipedia

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A snow gauge is a type of instrument used by meteorologists and hydrologists in Canada to ... If the wind is strong enough, then the snow may be blown across the wind ... If the catch container has ...

How do you measure snow accumulation in high winds? | The ...

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Jan 23, 2012 ... Accurate and precise measurement of snow accumulation is a difficult task. The measurement tools are simple: a ruler or yardstick that ...

Snow Measurement Guidelines for National Weather Service ...

www.nws.noaa.gov/os/coop/reference/Snow_Measurement_Guidelines.pdf

snowstorms can paralyze large metropolitan areas and even isolate entire regions .... for measuring snowfall if winds are not blowing in a direction likely to blow ...

How is Snow Measured? | WeatherWorks

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Jan 7, 2016 ... Measuring newly accumulated snow directly on grass is not advised ... When strong winds accompany snowfall, snow drifts can introduce ...

Snow Measurement Information - National Weather Service

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Now you are prepared for taking snowfall measurements. .... When strong winds have blown the snow, take several measurements where the snow was least ...

Snow Measurement Guidelines - National Weather Service

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Snowfall: Measure and record the snowfall (snow, ice pellets ) since the .... When strong winds have blown the snow, take several measurements where the ...

Compilation of Snowfall Measuring Guidance During Blowing and ...

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But when the wind blows, measuring snow becomes a real challenge. We deal ... Because of the very strong winds with these storms, snow was blown from the ...

Measuring snowfall in windy mountain areas | ScienceNordic

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Mar 5, 2014 ... The typical snow gauge measures solid precipitation by catching snow in large plastic buckets. Anybody who has experienced the Norwegian ...

Accumulated wisdom: How to measure snow | UCAR - University ...

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That's one of the many little-known facets of snow measurement as practiced by the ... The depth of snow may also be lower if there are high winds, which can ...

How to Measure Snow - CoCoRaHS - Community Collaborative ...

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You will have to measure more often than once daily under heavy snow ... Measuring new snow accumulation is easy when the snow falls without wind and isn't ...