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The former is an ancient region of old volcanic flows, with a suspected history of massive snowfall from tens of millions of years ago.

The average snowfall is 60 inches, but the amount the area actually sees each year varies.

Without a solid source of cold air, the track of the storm will need to be close to perfect for substantial snowfall.

For our area, the farther south and faster scenarios would carry the best prospects for significant snowfall.

Temperatures near and a little above freezing mean snow won’t stick much to roads and accumulation will be pretty limited, as melting may match the rate of any new snowfall.

And so, we had a collegial conversation in the last snowfall of the season.

During the winter of 2013-2014, snowfall was heavier than average.

The glaciers are melting because snowfall is decreasing and temperatures are rising—bad news for wolverines.

The excessive snowfall was due to an abundance of moisture in the storm system.

Vega, Texas, got the brunt of this weeklong February storm, with a 43-inch snowfall.

If those jaspers flash any part of the roll in the Territory before snowfall, I'll get them.

With a good blinding snowfall, or a pelting downpour of cats and dogs, I might have hoped for a respite.

The snowfall during the night was the heaviest we had yet seen and continued into the next day.

I have already alluded to a more serious snowfall which took place from July 20 to 25.

Snowfall is very rare as far south as the City of Mexico, but is not unknown.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to snowfall, such as: gale, precipitation, squall, blast, tempest, and whiteout.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.