Upslope Snow/Rain Showers


Upslope Snow/Rain Showers: Happen when moisture in the lower levels is forced to rise because of mountains. When the warm, moist air rises into colder air, precipitation occurs. Basically, it is precipitation caused by the mountains squeezing the moisture out of the air like a sponge.

 

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Reliably hype-free weather info for Western Maine and New Hampshire from amateur forecaster Jack Sillin

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