Weather Lab: Williwaw Elementary School students learn about graupel

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Weather Lab: Williwaw students learn about Graupel
Published: Mar. 24, 2022 at 5:32 PM AKDT
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - It’s soft, small, and starts with a snowflake: it’s graupel.

In this week’s Weather Lab, the fourth grade students at Williwaw Elementary School in Anchorage want to know what is soft-hail, also known as graupel. Chief Meteorologist Melissa Frey has the answer.

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