Ask Dr. Universe: How does snow form?

Dr-Universe-230PULLMAN, Wash. – It just so happens that when I looked out the window, everything was covered in glittering snow. I watched it fall from the sky and wondered how exactly it formed, too.

So I put on my favorite red mittens and went to visit my friend Nic Loyd, a meteorologist at Washington State University. He studies what’s going on up in the skies.

He explained that water moves through our atmosphere in different forms all the time.

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