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thump snow

thump snow
 n.— «In the areas that will get clobbered by all snow with the lead dog, it is really going to be what we affectionately refer to as a “thump” snow. In other words, the vertical motion associated with the surface storm, the thermal advection, and the overall uplift provided by the attendant upper-level feature, will bring the snow in and quickly raise it to a boil with snow accumulation rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour.» —“‘Twas the Week Before Christmas…“ by Joe Lundberg AccuWeather.com Dec. 19, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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