Snow FAQs:


Q: Is snow precipitation in the form of flakes of crystalline water ice that falls from clouds?

A: Yes.

Q: Is snow scarce but the temperature is low enough?

A: Yes, and snow cannons may be used to produce an adequate amount for such sports.

Q: Is snow falling and there is a full moon and a large amount of snow?

A: Yes.

Q: Is snow simulated using cornstarch?

A: Yes, and salt, or cat litter.

Q: Is snow not a requirement?

A: Yes, as blowing snow can create a ground blizzard.

Q: Is snow melted and the water amount recorded?

A: Yes.

Q: Is snow considered light?

A: Yes.

Q: Is snow known to occur at high latitudes on Mars?

A: Yes.

Q: Is snow cleared from the measuring surface?

A: Yes.

Q: Is snow of variable intensity and short duration, it is described as a "snow shower"?

A: Yes, The term snow flurry is used to describe the lightest form of a snow shower.

Q: Is snow removed to make travel easier and safer?

A: Yes, and to decrease the long-term impact of a heavy snowfall.

Q: Is snow possible within a cyclone's comma head and within lake effect precipitation bands?

A: Yes.

Q: Is snow called snowfall?

A: Yes.

Q: Is snow composed of small ice particles?

A: Yes, and it is a granular material.

Q: Is snow possible where upslope flow is maximized within windward sides of the terrain at elevation?

A: Yes, and if the atmosphere is cold enough.

Q: Is snow on the ground?

A: Yes, and it will settle under its own weight until its density is approximately 30% of water.

Q: Is snow in building snowmen?

A: Yes.