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Synonyms for snow

Synonyms for snow

precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals

a layer of snowflakes (white crystals of frozen water) covering the ground

English writer of novels about moral dilemmas in academe (1905-1980)

street names for cocaine

fall as snow

conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end

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The high elevations in most locations are still maintaining significant snowpack," he said.
But if the climate continues to warm on its current trend, that snowpack will shrink to 15 percent of what it was in 2012 through 2015 by the end of the century, (http://newsroom.
PaiMazumder and Done found that studying soil moisture and snowpack beforehand could have predicted the 2012 drought four months prior to its occurrence.
This snowpack is ripe, It's ready to melt,'' said Mr.
Only two midge larvae were found during their most recent appearance (1986), which was a heavy snowpack year (82.
In 2007, snowpack above the marshes was 56 percent of normal, and the pattern of drought stretched back to 1997, with only a couple of years of average moisture.
We report the occurrence of an episode of multi-year sediment storage on channel snowpack in the Canadian High Arctic, providing estimates of the mass stored and comparing sediment storage to suspended sediment transport in the same season.
The avalanches that are hardest to predict occur when there's a wide temperature range within the snowpack, Dozier says.
The sun will be not only shining directly clown on you but also reflected up from the pure white snowpack.
Over time, these layers piled up and formed a snowpack almost 6 meters (20 feet) high.
The utility also is working on a larger scale to provide habitat and reduce surface runoff, as well as protect snowpack, which acts as a massive reservoir of water.
Some tree species, for example mountain hemlock (Peterson and Peterson, 2001), may likewise form narrow rings during years when the snowpack is thick and lingers late into the summer.
However, a warm March melted and evaporated most of the snowpack.
Snowflakes accumulate in layers, called the snowpack, which increase in density (mass per unit of volume) as the snow settles over time (see photo, right).