frozen precipitation

frozen precipitation

[¦frōz·ən prə‚sip·ə′tā·shən]
(meteorology)
Any form of precipitation that reaches the ground in frozen form; that is, snow, snow pellets, snow grains, ice crystals, ice pellets, and hail.
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For most rural folk, this means the possibility of winter storms and freezing or frozen precipitation.
If the wet-bulb temperature is at or below 0[degrees]C, then the result can be a transition from liquid to freezing or frozen precipitation (depending on the depth of the cold air near the surface) as the surface temperature drops to the wet-bulb temperature.
Compared to SiriusXM, a sizable limitation of FIS-B is its inability to differentiate between liquid and frozen precipitation.
All that frozen precipitation is forming deep packs of snow across the region.
According to the national weather service, frozen precipitation is likely Saturday night and Sunday.
Shades of blue indicate frozen precipitation (in the upper atmosphere).
By sometime Saturday evening Eugene should be out of the frozen precipitation," he said Friday.
These 19 acrylic- and vinyl-on-canvas works explore the cleansing properties of frozen precipitation, both on the Lebanese landscape and on the human beings who inhabit it.
A cold front running as deep as the southern end of Missouri, and frozen precipitation with it, is like heaven to the Arkansas waterfowler.
Although the heavy snow had somewhat abated, the roads were laded with some 6 inches of frozen precipitation.
1995), this frozen precipitation plays an important role in conditioning the surface for winter road construction.
If liquid precipitation is falling into a subfreezing layer, there must be a layer above you that is warm enough to melt the frozen precipitation into a liquid form.