This website is dedicated to the study of snow and other winter weather, including case summaries of individual storms, winter precipitation processes, and climatology. The site focuses on Duluth, MN and vicinity including Superior, WI at the western tip of Lake Superior and also covers others parts of the country that are of interest. The content relies heavily on personal observation and experience but includes references for support and links to additional education for those interested.
SNINCR is a remark that can be placed in Meteorological Aerodrome Reports (METARs) and stands for "Snow Increasing Rapidly". For example, "SNINCR 2/8" indicates 2 inches of snow accumulated in the past hour with 8 inches total on the ground.
Snowstorm Enahnced by Standing Atmospheric Wave - Duluth, MN
January 23 to 26, 2010
(Image from National Weather Service Radar Duluth, MN)