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www.straightdope.com/columns/read/1663/what-causes-watermelon-snow

Turns out pink snow is caused by an algae called chlamydomonas nivalis, which sounds like something you might have treated at the local public health clinic after a weekend of partying. There are actually more than 350 kinds of algae that survive in very cold temperatures. These algae can turn the snow black, brown or  ...

www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/up-to-30cm-of-snow-causes-chaos-but-the-worst-is-yet-to-come-467764.html

Mar 1, 2018 ... Heavy snow and treacherous driving conditions have already caused travel chaos nationwide — with the worst of the weather yet to hit the country. An aerial view of Kinsale Harbour in Co. Cork this morning. Pic. John Allen. Snowfall of up to 30cm in some parts of the country left schools and businesses ...

www.livescience.com/26560-power-plant-causes-unique-snow-near-pittsburgh.html

Jan 24, 2013 ... One to two inches of snow fell Tuesday night over Shippingport, Pa., as a result of an unusual cause: steam from a nearby nuclear power plant.

theconversation.com/explainer-what-causes-winter-storms-21863

Jan 8, 2014 ... The storms which have battered the UK over recent weeks can be traced back to a strong front of contrasting temperature between particularly cold air over the north Atlantic, which has also brought extreme cold and snow to parts of the US, and warmer air further south. The strong temperature contrast ...

www.mnn.com/earth-matters/translating-uncle-sam/stories/flaking-out-how-snow-forms

Jan 7, 2014 ... trees in the snow A lot goes into the science behind the white stuff. (Photo: Scharfsinn/Shutterstock). The trick to starting a snowstorm is "atmospheric lift," which refers to anything that causes warm, moist air to rise from Earth's surface into the sky, where it forms a cloud. This often occurs when two air masses ...

mentalfloss.com/article/73513/7-common-causes-death-during-winter-storms-and-how-prevent-them

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, ...

www.nytimes.com/2010/05/25/science/25snow.html

May 24, 2010 ... BOZEMAN, Mont. — Walking across the campus of Montana State University here, David Sands, a plant pathologist, says the blanket of snow draped over the mountains around town contains a surprise. The cause of most of it, he said, is a living organism, a bacterium, called pseudomonas syringae.

www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2018/01/04/winter-storm-crashes-into-east-coast-with-snow-and-brutal-cold

Jan 4, 2018 ... As much as 14 inches fell in Greater Boston on Thursday, leaving more than 24,000 without power by late afternoon as the storm caused what officials called a “historic high tide” to flood coastal towns. The storm dumped more than a foot of snow in areas from Virginia to New Hampshire, swamping millions ...

nbc25news.com/news/local/burning-snow-what-is-really-happening

Feb 2, 2014 ... If you have not seen the videos, a person holds some snow while holding a lighter to it and you watch as now water drips off the snow and the it slowly turns black. Many people say it's burning, but this is not at all what is happening. It all comes from the lighter. The butane or lighter fluid in the lighter (or solid ...