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OWLeS Project Will Collect Data In December And January Blizzards Along Lake Ontario
2013-11-19 12:16:31

Rare anywhere, thundersnow is sometimes heard during the lake-effect snowstorms of the Great Lakes. The interaction of clouds and ice pellets inside these storms generates a charge, with lightning and thunder the result.

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2011-02-25 09:00:13

NASA atmospheric scientists got an unexpected chance to study a curious phenomenon called "thundersnow" when a recent storm unleashed it right over their heads.

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2011-01-26 09:40:00

A city that rarely sees snowfall, Huntsville, Ala, was blanketed the evening of Jan 9 under several inches of snow following a winter storm that also produced a rare "thundersnow" or lightning flashes.

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2009-01-13 11:05:00

The job of one University of Missouri researcher could chill to the bone, but his research could make weather predicting more accurate.

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2006-12-18 12:40:00

It’s rarely a good sign when a snowstorm produces lightning and thunder, according to atmospheric scientists, who warn that such weather behavior is often the precursor to a bigger problem: lots of snow.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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