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Term: Mixed precipitation Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: Precipitation consisting of a mixture of rain and wet snow; it usually occurs when the temperature of the air layer near the ground is slightly above freezing; the British term for this mixture is sleet (which has a different meaning in the United States).  NSIDCCryosphere 

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