Safe alternatives to salt for melting ice
By: Betty Carew
If you live in a part of the country where winter hits with a vengeance you are facing the same problem every year of trying to find an alternative to salt for melting ice. Using salt is not exactly environmentally friendly so each year you...
By: Michele Wilmonen
A very rare phenomenon happens every year in the large empty fields of the snow prone areas of the world. Snowballs are creating themselves leaving only a trail in the snow and no footprints around to point to human activity in the area. Is this...
A guide to the different forms of frost
By: Michele Wilmonen
One of Mother Nature’s most beautiful gifts to us is the different colors that she provides all year round. In the spring it is the newly opened blossoms on the trees and flowers coming out of the brown earth. In the summer it’s...
A guide to the different forms of frost
By: Cindy Kessler
Frost is a component of winter weather that is often mentioned in poetry and stories. Jack Frost turns up in many fairy tales painting pretty pictures on windows and coating the world with silvery outlines. There are several different forms of frost. All of them...
By: Nan C Avery
In the Handy Book of Meteorology, 1868, by Alexander Buchan, pg. 202: Alexander Buchon observed how the snow, covering the ground rolled up into large barrel style mass. He had seen this pile once before in February, 1847. The following description is how the snow...
The different types of snow
By: Cindy Kessler
Snow is the form of precipitation that is most eagerly awaited or dreaded by residents of the Snow Belt. Understanding the different types of snow is important for either group. The different types of snow are formed by the many different shapes of snowflakes. The...
The different types of snow
By: Betty Carew
Snow can be magical when it is falling softly to the ground but have you ever wondered how snow is formed and how many different types of snow there are? You may be surprised to know the extent of the different kinds of snow that...
What are snowrollers?
By: Erik Dodge
On the 11th and 12th of February in 2003, the people of central Illinois witnessed a rare phenomenon that occurred due to near perfect weather conditions. During the morning of February 11th, between one and four inches of snow fell across central Illinois. In the...
The history of snow removal
By: Michele Wilmonen
Snow falls in the most inconvenient places sometimes. It has been around just as long as man but it has only been in the last 200 hundred years have we finally figured out how to effectively control the snow when it has fallen where we...
By: Bobby Brown
Welcome to Snow-maha, Ne-Brrrrr-aska! For those of you who've never had the honor of experiencing the full wrath of an Omaha Nebraska blizzard consider yourself blessed indeed! Talk about a White Christmas! Thursday, December 24th, we were leaving a Christmas Eve party at my brother-in-law's...

 

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