Winter is the coldest season. Watch out for ice! Ice covers trees. It makes the ground slippery . Read on to learn more about icy weather.
Ice and Snow
Water freezes in the clouds. It turns into ice crystals . They fall to the ground as snowflakes.
Balls of Ice
See these chunks of ice? They are called sleet. Sleet is frozen rain. If the air is cold, rain can turn to ice as it falls.
A Shiny Coat
Rain can turn into ice when it lands. Everything gets coated in ice. This is called an ice storm. This tree looks like it is coated in glass!
A Furry Layer
Ice crystals cover the grass. They create a furry layer. This is called frost. Frost forms when moisture in the air freezes.
Did You Know?
A long and heavy snowstorm is called a blizzard. Wind blows the snow around. This person is clearing a path with a shovel.