Low (< 0.5 in/hr)
Mod (0.5-1.5 in/hr)
High (1.5-3 in/hr)
Extreme (> 3 in/hr)

Snowfall Intensity Outlook key information for the above graphic
None No snow accumulation on roads expected, or no snowfall expected.
Low Snow accumulation < 0.5 inch per hour.
Moderate Snow accumulation 0.5 to 1.5 inches per hour.
High Snow accumulation 1.5 to 3 inches per hour.
Extreme Snow accumulation > 3 inches per hour snow accumulation.


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