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What is graupel?

Graupel is a type of frozen precipitation. Southern Wisconsin experienced this on Thursday afternoon.

Most clouds outside the tropical regions have temperatures that are below freezing somewhere in the cloud. These cold clouds are likely to have frozen cloud particles. They are also likely to include supercooled water drops, drops made of water that are below the freezing point. Continue reading

Category: Meteorology, Seasons

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