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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Frozen precipitation or frost on aircraft surfaces can compromise aircraft ability to obtain sufficient lift for departures or damage aircraft.
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.
Research interests include the broad fields of hydraulics, dredging, coastal engineering, instrumentation, oceanography, remote sensing, geotechnical engineering, earthquake engineering, soil effects, vehicle mobility, self-contained munitions, military engineering, geophysics, pavements, protective structures, aquatic plants, water quality, dredged material, treatment of hazardous waste, wetlands, physical/mechanical/chemical properties of snow and other frozen precipitation, infrastructure and environmental issues for installations, computer science, telecommunications management, energy, facilities maintenance, materials and structures, engineering processes, environmental processes, land and heritage conservation, and ecological processes.
Furthermore, the NWP model provides all the necessary input -- liquid and frozen precipitation, surface wind, surface temperature, and solar radiation -- to account for the impact of snowmelt and soil moisture conditions, both important contributors to flood risk.
And while south Louisiana is expected to escape the brutal temperatures and frozen precipitation predicted for many other areas, Entergy New Orleans, Inc.
Instruments on the GPM Core Observatory and partner satellites measure energy naturally emitted by liquid and frozen precipitation.