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Snow gauge

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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 ...

Snow Measurement Guidelines for National Weather Service ...

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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 ... One of the most fundamental tools observers use to measure snow is a ... When strong winds accompany snowfall, snow drifts can introduce ...

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 ...

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 Do They Measure Snowfall? - Slate

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Dec 11, 2009 ... Some snow may melt in between measurements, and strong winds can cause excessive drifting or blowing, even in open terrain. Plus, it's often ...

HOw wELL ARE wE MEASuRINg SNOw? - cosmos

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need for increased precipitation measurement accu- racy requires a review of ..... catch efficiency of snowfall at moderate to high wind speeds. From Yang et al.

Good Question: How Do They Measure Snow? - WCCO - CBS Local

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Dec 9, 2009 ... But the wind is equally impressive, blowing the snow all over the place. So how does the weather service measure the snow?

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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 ...

How to Accurately Measure Snowfall - AccuWeather

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Jan 30, 2013 ... In order to get an accurate snow measurement, measure the depth of the snow. ... I have areas that get scoured by the wind. ... Extremely heavy rain fell over the weekend in southwestern Germany, leading to dangerous and ...

Guide to Measuring 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 ...