How to prepare for a winter storm
By: Sam Smart
Winter storms, whether accompanied by ice or snow, are powerful enough to disrupt travel conditions. In return, drivers who lack attention to weather forecasts and drive too fast on slippery roads increase their risks of getting into accidents. Therefore, it is always safe to just...
What is a nor'easter?
By: Sam Smart
A nor'easter is a massive storm system that often centers along the East Coast in the United States. With plenty of moisture associated with this storm, the results are reports of high snowfall amounts in areas where it is cold enough to support snow, and...
An overview on the types of snowflakes
By: Betty Carew
The birth of a snowflake needs just the right environment to form and is never duplicated. A snowflake starts in a cloud as a speck of dust, a portion of bacteria that is hovering within the cloud or any other substance that is in the...
By: Lenna Gonya
Lake effect snow is a common phrase that people living in the Great Lakes regions know too well. The end result of this weather happening can deposit many inches, or even feet of snow on the leeward side of the lakes.Cold winds moving across...
By: Lenna Gonya
Few things in the world are "white as the driven snow." We are all too aware of this while driving on a sunny winter's day, but we seldom stop and consider why this is so. The light that comes from the sun is &ldquo...
An overview on the types of snowflakes
By: Lenna Gonya
We have all heard that no two snowflakes are alike, but few of us could have guessed that there are about 35 separate distinct classifications of snowflakes, each having their own limitless variations.Even more impressive then this knowledge is the fact that there are...
How to make fake snow
By: Betty Carew
Not all of us are blessed with wintry scenery where snow is piled high on the ground and you may never be able to make enough snow to cover the outside but inside is a different matter. If you find yourself living in a part...
By: L.B. Woodgate
A seasonable element for many around the world, snow brings both challenges and rewards to mankind The effects of snow are varied, depending on what region of the world you reside in. I’m sure for those who live closer to the poles that it&rsquo...
An overview on the types of snowflakes
By: Michele Wilmonen
Do you remember in school during Christmas time when your teacher made you fold up a piece of paper a certain way and then cut into it to make a snowflake. When the papers were unfolded again no one in the class ever had the...
How to make fake snow
By: Michele Wilmonen
Not everyone in the nation is lucky or unlucky enough to get snow in the winter; I guess it would depend on the way you look at it. If you are in need of the white fluffy stuff to make a winter scene or enhance...

 

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