Structural Icing – 3 forms

[Understanding Weather & Climate, Books a la Carte Edition (6th Edition) #ISBN-13: 978-0321773227 #ISBN-10: 0321773225 CH 5 Atmospheric Moisture]

Structural Icing – 3 forms

  1. Clear ice (= glazed ice)
  2. Rime
    • usually forms at lower temperatures than does clear ice – (approx. -10 °C to -20 °C)
    • rough, milky appearance
      (water freeze rapidly and entrap small amounts of air)
  3. Mixed
    • combination of clear ice and rime

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