Definition of snowstorm
: a storm of or with snow
Recent Examples of snowstorm from the Web
The study found that a specific atmospheric event, a snowstorm in late July and early August of 2013, was the critical factor in delivering the soot to the surface of Greenland.
THE DATA Lack of observers was painfully obvious for the weather service when a snowstorm slammed into Weiser in January, loading up snow on residents’ front yards and roofs.
So if there were a flood, tornado, snowstorm or other natural disaster that left an area unmarked or cleared of housing, that mapping could be used to compare how the area looked before and after the event.
And whenever New York was hit with a cold spell or snowstorm, Trump would often tweet a joke about global warming.
The boat is entering Casco Bay from the coast of Portland, Maine and the city is in a freeze after a late-season snowstorm.
During a particularly bad snowstorm in 2012, Derrick Belin did more than simply empty the dumpster at Taino's Smokehouse, a restaurant on his route in Middletown.
Kelliher recalls spending 11 days camped at 17,200 feet waiting patiently for the daily snowstorms to break.
Melvin Graye, lead bus driver for Rough Rock Community School in the Navajo Nation, said a snowstorm last week left a bus stuck in the mud, forcing students to wait for another bus to pick them up.
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First Known Use of snowstorm
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Definition of snowstorm for English Language Learners
: a storm with a large amount of falling snow
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Definition of snowstorm for Students
: a storm of falling snow
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