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General Snow Forecasting

Historic snowstorm in North Texas on 2/12/2010. DFW recorded its greatest 24-hour snowfall of all time (12.5").

Snow is a precipitation type that results from the build-up of ice deposition upon condensation nuclei. The snowflake size is amplified as ice crystals join together as the crystals move in the wind. A common theme in ice crystal development is the 6-sized structure of the ice crystals. The chemical bonding of ice molecules produces … Read more

What determines if snow, sleet, or rain will form?

simulate the formation of snow, sleet, and freezing rain

Explore the type of precipitation Set the air and dew point temperatures by dragging the anchor points and learn what type of precipitation will fall to the ground. Each time you release the mouse button, the simulation starts. Note: Temperature is shown in degrees Celsius. To see the corresponding temperature in degrees Fahrenheit, check out … Read more

Wind Chill in Atlanta, Wind Chill Chart & Calculator

Currently in AtlantaThe temperature is ºF. The wind chill in Atlanta is . Calculate the windchill Index Windchill Calculation Enter in the air temperature (Tair) in degrees Fahrenheit and wind speed in mph, then click on the Calculate WC to compute the windchill Tair oF wind (mph) OR use dew point temperature Tair oC wind … Read more

Wind Chill in Texas DFW & Wind Chill Calculator

Currently at Dallas – Fort Worth International AirportThe temperature is ºF. The wind chill is . Calculate the windchill Index Windchill Calculation Enter in the air temperature (Tair) in degrees Fahrenheit and wind speed in mph, then click on the Calculate WC to compute the windchill Tair oF wind (mph) OR use dew point temperature … Read more

Snow: Dallas/Fort Worth’s Top-20 Largest Snowfalls on Record

This chart shows the largest amounts on record for a calendar day. *Note: Two of the largest calendar-day snowfalls at DFW occurred on consecutive days: 7.8″ on 01-15-1964 4.3″ on 01-16-1964 The greatest snowfall on record at DFW occurred on February 11, 2010 (11.2 inches). The storm total at DFW for that event (Feb 11-12, … Read more

Birmingham’s Winter Storm Watch, Warning, & Advisory Criteria for Alabama

The National Weather Service has sole responsibility for issuing weather watches and warnings.  When it comes to winter weather, there are numerous advisory types ranging from Wind Chill Advisories to Ice Storm and Blizzard Warnings.  This page is devoted to the four main winter weather products:  Winter Storm Watches, Winter Storm Warnings, Winter Weather Advisories, … Read more

Atlanta’s Winter Storm Watch, Advisory, and Warning Criteria for Georgia

As a NOAA Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador, iWeatherNet strives to create educational content to help you be prepared for any type of severe weather; this includes winter weather. I wanted to take the opportunity to briefly review the various winter weather products issued by the Atlanta National Weather Service in Peachtree City. Other States Central Alabama: … Read more