wet snow

wet snow

[′wet ′snō]
(meteorology)
Deposited snow that contains a great deal of liquid water.
References in classic literature ?
I fancy it is the wet snow that has reminded me of that incident which I cannot shake off now.
But a wet snow, melting to sleet, had fallen in the night and turned the roads to glass.
The seconds, measuring the paces, left tracks in the deep wet snow between the place where they had been standing and Nesvitski's and Dolokhov's sabers, which were stuck intothe ground ten paces apart to mark the barrier.
It was wet snow, half rain, and the flakes were large and soggy.
He felt his way through the wet snow to the watery muskeg berries, and went by feel as he pulled up the rush-grass by the roots.
When we were changing horses the next time, he came from the stable-yard, with the wet snow encrusted upon him and dropping off him--plashing and crashing through it to his wet knees as he had been doing frequently since we left Saint Albans--and spoke to me at the carriage side.
I love to hear singing to a street organ," said Raskolnikov, and his manner seemed strangely out of keeping with the subject--"I like it on cold, dark, damp autumn evenings--they must be damp--when all the passers-by have pale green, sickly faces, or better still when wet snow is falling straight down, when there's no wind--you know what I mean?
The storm could also bring in wet snow in the interior sections from Virginia to New England.
For those wishing for--or expecting--a White Christmas (and perhaps New Year's), it should be "snow" problem celebrating if you're armed with the Snow Joe Snow Broom SJBLZD, as you easily can push heavy, wet snow off of the roof, hood, and trunk of your vehicle.
The man had slipped on wet snow, injured his face and head and was briefly knocked unconscious.
THE West Midlands was set to wake up to a blanket of wet snow causing possible travel disruption during this morning's rush hour.
It had snowed the night before and several inches of new, wet snow were on the ground.