[Ads-l] When Snow Sticks

Amy West medievalist at W-STS.COM
Fri Dec 11 14:46:14 UTC 2015

On 12/11/15 12:00 AM, ADS-L automatic digest system wrote:
> In other climates, I suppose the first snow of the season might behave that way. But places that get "snowed in", or have lingering accumulations of snow, and continuous sub-freezing temperatures, would not typically experience this phenomenon on subsequent snowfalls.
Actually we do. But on areas that have been cleared of snow. And, so, 
yes, while our front yard is covered from previous snowfall(s), we can 
speak of the new snow sticking (or not) to the street, sidewalk, etc.

---Amy West

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