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Snow Roller in Action
Snow Roller in Action
Published: 2015/12/17
Channel: Cole Land Transportation Museum
Snow Roller - Fritz Brickle (Official Video)
Snow Roller - Fritz Brickle (Official Video)
Published: 2016/05/12
Channel: Broken World Media
Snow Rollers
Snow Rollers
Published: 2014/01/27
Channel: Jonathan Smith
Strangest Weather On Earth: Snow Rollers!
Strangest Weather On Earth: Snow Rollers!
Published: 2013/09/25
Channel: The Weather Channel
Snow Rollers
Snow Rollers
Published: 2016/12/06
Channel: Morgan Kolkmeyer
Snow Roller - Bury The Lede (Official Video)
Snow Roller - Bury The Lede (Official Video)
Published: 2017/06/02
Channel: Snow Roller
How to roll snow like grass sod
How to roll snow like grass sod
Published: 2016/02/08
Channel: Fouad Sharhan
Snow Roller
Snow Roller
Published: 2015/12/10
Channel: Cole Land Transportation Museum
Snow Roller
Snow Roller
Published: 2014/01/29
Channel: Julie Covert
Douchebag Snow Roller Ski Bag Review [ Carryology :: 1iOpen ]
Douchebag Snow Roller Ski Bag Review [ Carryology :: 1iOpen ]
Published: 2016/10/04
Channel: The Crew
Snow rollers in Northern Michigan
Snow rollers in Northern Michigan
Published: 2013/12/28
Channel: UpNorthLive
Snow Roller - Mirror
Snow Roller - Mirror
Published: 2016/02/20
Channel: Broken World Media
Snow Roller - Kar Kar Binks (Mango Session)
Snow Roller - Kar Kar Binks (Mango Session)
Published: 2016/07/12
Channel: Pacific Nature TV
Homemade Go-Karts Episode #6 (Snow Roller)
Homemade Go-Karts Episode #6 (Snow Roller)
Published: 2015/02/19
Channel: KGN Metal
Snow Roller - Cycling (Mango Session)
Snow Roller - Cycling (Mango Session)
Published: 2016/06/22
Channel: Pacific Nature TV
Snow Roller - Kidney Stone (Mango Session)
Snow Roller - Kidney Stone (Mango Session)
Published: 2016/06/08
Channel: Pacific Nature TV
Snow Roller!!
Snow Roller!!
Published: 2008/12/15
Channel: Jim Lamar
Snow Rollers
Snow Rollers
Published: 2013/02/05
Channel: KRTV NEWS
Snow Roller Forming
Snow Roller Forming
Published: 2014/02/18
Channel: OXBastet OX
Rare "Snow Rollers" Blown by Fast-Moving Freight Trains
Rare "Snow Rollers" Blown by Fast-Moving Freight Trains
Published: 2017/01/11
Channel: Ferroequinology
Snow rollers pop up
Snow rollers pop up
Published: 2014/01/27
Channel: TheColumbusDispatch
Snow Roller, Adirondacks
Snow Roller, Adirondacks
Published: 2010/01/08
Channel: phourthefunovit
Snow Roller 8k+
Snow Roller 8k+
Published: 2010/05/11
Channel: NeoSuperceded
Snow Rollers
Snow Rollers
Published: 2016/12/19
Channel: Travis Blackmore
Snow Roller - Afterthought (Mango Session)
Snow Roller - Afterthought (Mango Session)
Published: 2016/06/30
Channel: Pacific Nature TV
Miniature Horse Snow Roller
Miniature Horse Snow Roller
Published: 2014/01/03
Channel: Patty Kramps
Snow Roller
Snow Roller
Published: 2007/12/14
Channel: Mark Bellis
Snow Roller
Snow Roller
Published: 2013/03/04
Channel: Jesse MacNevin
Snow Rollers
Snow Rollers
Published: 2014/01/29
Channel: kxan
Sällskapsresan 2 - Snowroller
Sällskapsresan 2 - Snowroller
Published: 2008/03/21
Channel: Theo Sköld
Snow Roller
Snow Roller
Published: 2007/02/15
Channel: smoochie2009
#1280 Snow Roller vs the Competition
#1280 Snow Roller vs the Competition
Published: 2016/08/19
Channel: emscogroup
Sunday Night Salad -- Season 3 -- Ep. 1 ft. Snow Roller
Sunday Night Salad -- Season 3 -- Ep. 1 ft. Snow Roller
Published: 2017/06/05
Channel: makingnewenemies
What are snow rollers? | Weather Word of the Week
What are snow rollers? | Weather Word of the Week
Published: 2015/07/28
Channel: Storm Shield App
Snow roller Full Set
Snow roller Full Set
Published: 2015/04/19
Channel: HCProductions101
5PM: Snow rollers invade Northeast Ohio
5PM: Snow rollers invade Northeast Ohio
Published: 2014/01/28
Channel: News 5 Cleveland
Snow Rollers caught on camera at Stoller Lawn & Garden Inc. in Orrville Ohio
Snow Rollers caught on camera at Stoller Lawn & Garden Inc. in Orrville Ohio
Published: 2014/01/31
Channel: Ken Stoller
Snow Roller
Snow Roller
Published: 2011/04/17
Channel: NeoTimberpants
Park City Alpine Coaster POV Roller Coaster in the SNOW Utah Ski Resort 60fps
Park City Alpine Coaster POV Roller Coaster in the SNOW Utah Ski Resort 60fps
Published: 2015/01/16
Channel: Theme Park Review
Snow Pusher - Snow Roller
Snow Pusher - Snow Roller
Published: 2016/11/13
Channel: FIX IT Home Improvement Channel
WEIRD Weather! What are Snow Rollers
WEIRD Weather! What are Snow Rollers
Published: 2014/01/29
Channel: NewS
Snow roller
Snow roller
Published: 2014/01/30
Channel: Zack Gullett
Snow Roller Shot
Snow Roller Shot
Published: 2015/07/03
Channel: Jack Vignone
Snow rollers.  Rare January 27, 2014
Snow rollers. Rare January 27, 2014
Published: 2014/01/27
Channel: WinningVid
#1280 Poly Snow Roller Demonstration
#1280 Poly Snow Roller Demonstration
Published: 2015/02/25
Channel: emscogroup
Snow rollers fascinate Vermont residents
Snow rollers fascinate Vermont residents
Published: 2013/06/23
Channel: FastNews365
Snow Rollers 3
Snow Rollers 3
Published: 2013/01/20
Channel: newspirit36
A Day With Sioux Falls and Snow Roller
A Day With Sioux Falls and Snow Roller
Published: 2015/04/17
Channel: concertjunkiestv
Snow Roller - Limits
Snow Roller - Limits
Published: 2016/02/20
Channel: Broken World Media
Foam roller snow angels for better office posture and shoulder movement
Foam roller snow angels for better office posture and shoulder movement
Published: 2013/10/28
Channel: UVA SPEED Clinic
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A snow roller in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

A snow roller is a rare meteorological phenomenon in which large snowballs are formed naturally as chunks of snow are blown along the ground by wind, picking up material along the way, in much the same way that the large snowballs used in snowmen are made. They can be as small as a tennis ball, but they can also be bigger than a car.[1]

Unlike snowballs made by people, snow rollers are typically cylindrical in shape, and are often hollow since the inner layers, which are the first layers to form, are weak and thin compared to the outer layers and can easily be blown away, leaving what looks like a doughnut or Swiss roll.

The following conditions are needed for snow rollers to form:

  • There must be a relatively thin surface layer of wet, loose snow, with a temperature near the melting point of ice.
  • Under this thin layer of wet snow there must be a substrate to which the thin surface layer of wet snow will not stick, such as ice or powder snow.
  • The wind must be strong enough to move the snow rollers, but not strong enough to blow them apart.
  • Alternatively, gravity can move the snow rollers as when a snowball, such as those that will fall from a tree or cliff, lands on a steep hill and begins to roll down the hill.

Because of this last condition, snow rollers are more common in hilly areas.[2] However, the precise nature of the conditions required makes them a very rare phenomenon.

The term snow roller also applies to a horse-drawn implement used in the mid to late 19th century (though tractor-drawn examples are still in limited use today, mainly at ski resorts) to pack snow. It was mainly used in areas with high snow accumulation for access for horses and horse-drawn sleighs or wagons equipped with skis or runners. The implement was essentially, a large, very wide, wooden wheel, weighed down with stone or concrete.

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  1. ^ (October 27, 2016). "Snow Donut or Snow Roller a rare interesting natural phenomenon" Archived 2016-10-28 at the Wayback Machine.. Wireobot.
  2. ^ "Snow Donut or Snow Roller a rare interesting natural phenomenon - Wireobot". Wireobot. 2016-10-27. Archived from the original on 2016-10-28. Retrieved 2016-10-27. 

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