Graupel facts for kids

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Graupel, Westwood, MA 2010-02-02
A handful of graupel pellets

Graupel is a form of precipitation, which is very similar to snow and hail. However, hail falls almost always during severe thunderstorms. Snow falls during blizzards or snowstorms. Graupel often falls in wintry mixes, and usually falls apart during contact.

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