Daily Archives: February 18, 2019

Is there energy in snow?

Since the beginning of this year, Madison and Dane County have received about 35 inches of snow.

Snow is a form of solid water and water is the only substance that occurs naturally in all three phases — solid, liquid and invisible gas — in the Earth’s atmosphere. Of course, that means that the 35 inches of snow began as the equivalent amount of water in the invisible vapor (gas) phase before it was transformed into solid water. Continue reading

Category: Meteorology, Seasons

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