Weather Tidbits: Types of Snowflakes

The various types of snowflakes are explored in this Weather Tidbits. Most snowflakes will consist of hexagonal or 6-sided shaped that will either be plates or consist of branches. However, as temperatures decrease, it can change to columns or needles. Some snow crystals can be a combination of a plate and column and can even contain frozen water droplets inside them.

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