One of the big differences between the eastern USA and western USA, is out west since it is so dry you get great light fluffy snow and a lot of sunshine. Skiers heaven. Here is a view of a giant blue spruce tree with fresh fallen snow. This was a ten to 12 inch dump in the foothills and two feet in ski county. There is nothing like a great day of snow into the night and then you wake up to blue skies with great powder for skiing, Colorado at is best! Photo: © James “Bo” Insogna
Here are some cool facts about snow.
The average snowflake falls at about 3 mph.
According to the Guinness World Records, on January 28, 1887, a snowflake 15 inches wide and 8 inches thick fell in Fort Keogh, Montana, making it the largest snowflake ever observed. A single snowstorm can drop 39 million tons of snow.
The most snow ever recorded in 24 hours in the United States was at Silver Lake, Colorado, in 1921 at 76 inches. Coming in second is Georgetown, Colorado, in December 4, 1913, at 63 inches.
Colorado’s snow is dry because most of it falls at high elevations, where air temperatures tend to be well below freezing.
Many insects prepare for winter by creating their own “antifreeze.” During the fall, insects produce more glycerol, which gives their body a “super-cooling ability” by allowing bodily fluids to drop below freezing without causing ice damage. Glycerol also lowers the freezing point, which makes insects more cold tolerant and protects their tissue and cells from ice damage. Their glycerol levels drop again during the spring.
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