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Weather Facts for Winter 2017 issue

1) 30% of solar energy is reflected back into space by clouds, snow, ice etc

greenland ice sheet


2) The diameter of a lightning channel is 1 -2 inches



3) Snowflakes can take as long as 1 hour to fall to the ground.



4) At any one time there are over 2,000 active thunderstorms producing 100 lightning flashes every second



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