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Snow rollers

by jtbell
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jtbell
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Jan28-14, 11:06 AM
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Have anybody here ever seen a "snow roller"? It's basically a snowball (actually more like a doughnut or jelly roll) created by strong wind blowing across the ground after a fresh snowfall:



Snow rollers invade Northeast Ohio

I spent my first 30+ years in northeast Ohio and other snow-prone areas, but I've never seen them myself!
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Jan28-14, 12:35 PM
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Yea same, I only just read about them on BBCNews. 30 some odd winters and never seen one either. Must require some unique set of variables, like you say, it must be some really strong wind!
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Jan28-14, 01:13 PM
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Those are cool.

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Jan29-14, 07:32 PM
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Snow rollers

That's pretty neat !
never seen or heard of before
learn something new every day !!

cheers
Dave


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