This week on the show, El Nino follow-up, listener feedback questions, and winter precipitation. What is the difference between sleet and hail? What is Graupel? What exact atmospheric conditions cause freezing rain? We cover all the answers to these questions and others you might have about winter precipitation.
El Niño Just Made That Mysterious Warm Blob in the Ocean Disappear
The American Meteorological Society's Weather Resources
Winter Weather Precipitation Types
Outro Music: "Looks Like Rain" by Bob Weir.
[Image Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, "NASA Sees Winter Storm Slamming Eastern United States"]