Blowing snow

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Term: Blowing snow
Definition: Snow entrained, suspended and transported by the wind at heights greater than 2 m above the surface. The height of 2 m is a convenient separator between blowing snow, which reduces horizontal visibility significantly, and drifting snow.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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