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Term: Wet snow Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: Snow which contains a great deal of liquid water. If the water entirely fills the air spaces which originally existed in the snow, it is classified as very wet snow.  WMOMeteoterm 

Snow which contains a large amount of liquid water. If the water completely fills the air spaces which originally existed in the snow, it is classified as very wet snow.  WMOHydrology 

Deposited snow that contains a great deal of liquid water. If free water entirely fills the air space in the snow it is classified as "very wet" snow.  AMSglossary 

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