Winter's Frigid Grip Continues Hold On Northwest Arkansas
Posted: March 3, 2014 at 5 a.m.
Winter weather sliced across Northwest Arkansas, leaving roads slick from sleet and causing one fatal traffic accident Sunday.
AT A GLANCE
What Is Thundersnow?
Thunderstorms are not common in the winter because usually the air is more stable. Snowstorms with thunder and lightning are called “thundersnow.” Thundersnow is caused by strong instability and abundant moisture above the surface, such as above a warm front.
Source: Staff Report
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