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Glossary of Weather Terms

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Do you know the difference between a hurricane and a typhoon? Find definitions for weather terms from absolute humidity to zonal flow and everything in between in the WeatherBug weather glossary.

Heavy Snow
In general, snowfall is accumulating at either of the following rates:
  1. 4 inches/10 cm or more in 12 hours or less.
  2. 6 inches/15 cm or more in 24 hours or less.

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