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Monday, January 16, 2017
This is Partly Why Ice Storms Are So Hard to Forecast
In order to get an ice storm, you have to have a "warm air sandwich." If the air is below freezing from top to bottom, you get snow. You get ice only if you have exactly the right amount of warm air above the ground as illustrated above.