snow dust

snow dust

[′snō ‚dəst]
(meteorology)
Fine snow crystals fragmented or driven by the wind.
References in classic literature ?
I fancied I could see the snow dust of Chilcoot yet powdering his shoulders.
A dip in temperature overnight saw a flurry of snow dust the tops of the mountain and hills in North Wales also, giving walkers a spectacular view.
When the snow dust settles after a few minutes and visibility is restored, it becomes apparent that no real harm was done.
It stood, propped against the side of the back porch, tight and naked, gathering snow dust in its arms.
Cool Christmassy bits: gold hoop tree, pounds 39.99, baubles, from 99p for three, red garland (at base of tree), pounds 9.99, and pink mini tree, pounds 3.99, all Homebase; snow dust lights, pounds 49.99 for 240, Pifco.
Snow dusted cactuses and mountains in southern Arizona and covered the Grand Canyon in the north.
The market is held in the city's huge main square and regularly gets snow dusted across it during December.
Some train companies have cancelled services and the NHS has issued a cold weather alert as the first of the much-anticipated snow dusted England's east coast and forecasters warned of worse to come.
Snow dusted the Brecon Beacons - but it wasn't enough to deter some hardy walkers from climbing Pen y Fan yesterday.
The central camp for the Whitewater Fire effort is at Hoodoo Ski Area on Santiam Pass, and Pineda said snow dusted the camp earlier this week.