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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Sleet!

It's sleeting now!  That's because we have a small layer of the atmosphere above freezing between 750 and 880 mb and a subfreezing layer between 880 mb and 980 mb.  This allows any snow that falls to melt and then re freeze forming sleet pellets!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Anyone have a Pellet stove -- free fuel... oops. Inside joke (sold them years back).

Yuck, glad its going over to rain busy day tomorrow.

Super job Rach

John W