Slightly wet snow with the perfect consistency for snowballs.
Newly fallen powder snow.
A crust on the surface of packed snow formed when the top layer melts and then re-freezes.
Snow melting in the spring sunshine even though temperatures are still below zero.
Literal translation snow cannon, known in English as lake-effect snow. A rapid deposit of snow caused when a cold air mass moves across warm lake water.
Slush. Partially melted snow.
Technical term in forestry about heavy snow on tree branches.
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