A Look at Some Winter Storms

Drag and drop the types of winter storms with their descriptions to see what you know.

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An intense winter storm with heavy snowfall, winds of at least 35 miles per hour, and very low visibility.

A winter storm caused by freezing rain and lots of ice. It has gentle rains that freeze and make surfaces very dangerous.

Winter Storm that affects the Mid-Atlantic and New England States in late fall and winter. Strong northeasterly winds that blow in from the ocean ahead of the storm. High winds, waves and heavy snow and rainfall.

A storm caused when cold, dry air passes over warm lake water causing evaporation. The warmer, wetter air rises, rapidly cools, causing local snow showers downwind of the lake.