What is a "white-out"?
An official definition for 'white-out' does not exist. It is a colloquial term that can describe any condition during snowfall that severely restricts visibility. That may mean a blizzard, or snow squall, etc. If you get some sunlight in the mix, that makes the situation even worse - it's like driving in fog with your headlights on high beam. The light gets backscattered right into your face and you can't see.

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1. What is a watch, warning and advisory?
2. What is a "white-out"?
3. Is there any way to find out, which Weather Forecasting Office serves my area?
4. Can I visit my local NWS office?
5. What are "degree days?"
6. Where can I find current and historical weather data?
7. How can I be prepared when Disaster Strikes?
8. What does shelter-in-place mean?
9. What is a family disaster plan?
10. What is a Disaster Supplies Kit?