Snow stage

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Term: Snow stage
Definition: Part of an obsolete conceptual model of air parcel ascent referring to conditions under which the condensation level is at a temperature below freezing and it is assumed that all condensed vapor immediately freezes. Other portions of the ascent were described as the dry stage, the rain stage, and the hail stage.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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