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Different Snowflake Types & Snow Ratio

Breaking it Down with Brittney, Scientific Explainer.
Posted at 8:39 AM, Jan 16, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-23 08:52:58-05

The most familiar type of snowflakes are those which look like stars. But did you know that there are many other shaped snowflakes too, which are much more common here in Wisconsin?

Meteorologist Brittney Merlot breaks down the science behind how certain temperatures, create certain shaped flakes.

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