Snowflakes

General Discussions: ASK John: Snowflakes

By snow_rider on Sunday, December 07, 2008 - 05:51 pm: Edit Post

My wife heard that the smaller the flake the more snow you would get. I always thought the bigger the flake the fluffier.


By admin on Monday, December 08, 2008 - 09:35 am: Edit Post

Typically the larger the flake, the more they pile up, at least initially. With larger flakes, you end up with more air space between them once they fall. That air space leads to a larger accumulation. However, over time, the air gets squished out and the snow settles.

-John


By snow_rider on Monday, December 08, 2008 - 03:32 pm: Edit Post

I will let my wife know thanks.


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