Is all mountain snow the same? No. Sometimes snow is light, fluffy and dry; Other times snow is thicker and heavier. And sometimes it’s just perfect. Read the science behind the differences.
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Peter Veals, University of Utah The winter Olympics conjure up images of snowy mountain ranges, frozen ice rin..
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Not all powder is created equal. Some is thick, heavy and “surfy”. Some is light, fluffy, and produces bli..
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Weather forecasters often talk about the computer models they use to help predict the weather. But what are th..