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Be a snow scientist: The complete kid guide to measuring snow

1 day ago   |   By Wood TV

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Snow accumulation reports are one of the most valuable ways viewers can help meteorologists in winter.
Technology has never been more sophisticated when it comes to science and meteorology. We use high-definition satellite imagery, thousands of weather stations, advanced radar technology and in some cases even laser beams to see how much snow is expected to fall over an area.
But even though meteorologists have all this advanced equipment at their fingertips, there still is no better way to find out how much snow has fallen than a classic snow report from viewers and...
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