Dec 11, 2017 ... Forecasters warned that moisture on the roadways could freeze overnight and cause black ice to form. The National Weather Service said that even after snow flurries ended, areas including metro Atlanta would still be cold enough for transparent layers of thin ice to form on bridges and other elevated ...
Jan 7, 2017 ... 3:20 p.m. update: Here are some snowfall totals we're seeing from readers and the Weather Service. If you'd like to share your total, make sure to measure on a hard surface away from structures! DCA — 0.4 inches. IAD — 0.6 inches. BWI — 0.4 inches. Annapolis — 1.4 inches. Clarksburg — 0.3 inches
Dec 10, 2017 ... Heavy snow fell in many parts of the UK on Sunday as Storm Caroline, the biggest storm so far this year, caused widespread disruption with road and air travel severely affected.
Jan 6, 2017 ... Up to two inches fell in the Nashville area, with the highest totals coming south of downtown Nashville, according to meteorologist Brittney Whitehead with the National Weather Service.
During these cold weather events, the rate of car accidents on freeways and local roads can increase significantly. According to national crash statistics, snow accounts for 17 percent of all weather-related collisions, and on average, icy paths cause over 45,000 car accident injuries annually. In addition, inclement weather ...
This means a large temperature gradient often exists between the cold surface layer and the warmer layer overlaying the ground; this causes the water vapour in surface layer snow grains to migrate to snow grains lower down in the snowpack. This process leads to the formation of large rounded crystals near the bottom of ...
Jan 11, 2016 ... Doing that kind of strenuous activity can wreak havoc on your body; the Cleveland Clinic reports that shoveling snow sends more than 11,000 people to the hospital every year. While most of those injuries are caused by the act of shoveling itself, many of them are victims of heart attacks from the strenuous, ...
Ice pellets occur when a hydrometeor forms as rain (which means the cloud temperature is above freezing) but the falling rain passes through lower air that is below freezing, causing the rain to freeze into a pellet. Ice pellets can also be experienced when the cloud is below freezing (thus forming snow) but the falling snow ...
Types, Causes and Effects of Avalanches: Avalanches occur when the snow- pack starts to weaken and allows the buildup of snow to be released. Small avalanches are generally made up of ice, snow and air.