Weird Picture Shows Naturally Rolled ‘Hay bale’ Snow. Have You Seen This Before?
Check out this winter oddity where snow looks rolled like a hay bale.
This picture was taken in Germany.
I scoured the internet to find other instances of this phenomenon. Here's video from You Tube from Jonathan Smith, who calls this phenomenon 'snow rollers':
Then, I had to go to The Weather Network, who gave an explanation of how it all works which includes a top layer of wet snow, dryer snow underneath and a strong, yet gentle wind.
Here's video from Travis Blackmore via You Tube showing the making of 'snow rollers' in action:
Have you seen this phenomenon in Maine? Share your pictures with us! We'd love to share them with Bangor!