spring snow


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spring snow

[′spriŋ ′snō]
(hydrology)
A coarse, granular snow formed during spring by alternate freezing and thawing. Also known as corn snow.
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There were parallels with that Dundee event, although they didn't centre on the 28 of my fellow runners who had to be shipped off to A&E midway through the race suffering from hypothermia as spring snow fell for a time.
Fed and watered, Pipi and her pack respond to the calls of our mushers, hauling back through fresh spring snow to the resort, snaking through tree-lined tracks and out across the lake.
The interim remedial actions detailed in the IROD include: reducing human exposure to metals at recreational areas; removing waste rock from historical mining activities from streams; diverting water from mine portals and around mine waste piles; maintaining sedimentation ponds; and reducing the amount of contaminant migration during storm events and spring snow melt.
With no fresh stuff to play with (unless you happen to get incredibly lucky and somehow time your visit to coincide with a freak summer blizzard), the best you can hope for is soft, flattering spring snow around mid-morning, as the pistes warm up in the sun.
The album was released on May 3 this year by Spring Snow and Columbia Records.
Heavy spring snow has swept Al Luz mountains in Saudi Arabia's Tabuk, Sunday evening.
The poor weather, including an extended cold snap which brought spring snow storms, saw a fall in sheep and cattle numbers on top of problems with cereal and potato growing.
Varied in terrain and difficulty and the spring snow I experienced was fantastic.
Spring snow goose hunting is becoming increasingly popular here as these birds trace the skies by the hundreds of thousands.
I have heard snow referred to as "poor mans nitrogen" and spring snow is considered by some older gardeners to be good for the soil.
As previously disclosed, the mine experienced a drier than normal spring and summer during 2017 with a limited amount of spring snow melt.
Oscar-winner Winslet and Golden Globe-winner Elba don't have a great deal to work with, but both actors threaten to melt the 10 inches of spring snow with their lustful glances.