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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">Drizzle that falls in liquid form but freezes upon impact to form a coating of [[glaze]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">In U.S. [[aviation weather observations]], this [[hydrometeor]] is encoded ZL. The physical cause of this phenomenon is the same as that for [[freezing rain]].</div><br/> </div>
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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">[[Drizzle]] that freezes upon impact with the ground or other exposed objects. In U.S. [[aviation weather observations]], this [[hydrometeor]] is encoded FZDZ. The physical cause of this phenomenon is the same as that for [[freezing rain]].</div><br/> </div><br/>
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<p>NOAA, 2005: Federal Meteorological Handbook No. 1: Surface Weather Observations and Reports. Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorological Services and Supporting Research, FCM-H1-2019, 101 pp. [Available online at https://www.icams-portal.gov/publications/fmh/FMH1/fmh1_2019.pdf.]</p>
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<p>Federal Aviation Administration, 2021: Surface Weather Observing, Air Traffic Organization, JO 7900.5E CHG 1, 178 pp. [Available online at https://www.faa.gov/documentLibrary/media/Order/JO_7900.5E_with_Change_1.pdf].</p><br/>
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<p>''Term edited 30 December 2021.''</p>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 06:10, 30 December 2021



freezing drizzle

Drizzle that freezes upon impact with the ground or other exposed objects. In U.S. aviation weather observations, this hydrometeor is encoded FZDZ. The physical cause of this phenomenon is the same as that for freezing rain.


NOAA, 2005: Federal Meteorological Handbook No. 1: Surface Weather Observations and Reports. Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorological Services and Supporting Research, FCM-H1-2019, 101 pp. [Available online at https://www.icams-portal.gov/publications/fmh/FMH1/fmh1_2019.pdf.]

Federal Aviation Administration, 2021: Surface Weather Observing, Air Traffic Organization, JO 7900.5E CHG 1, 178 pp. [Available online at https://www.faa.gov/documentLibrary/media/Order/JO_7900.5E_with_Change_1.pdf].


Term edited 30 December 2021.