TV on Nuclear Plant Snow: 30-mile long cloud went over Pittsburg — Residents reported over an inch of fluffy snowfall

Published: February 8th, 2013 at 9:50 am ET
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Title: Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Plant produces band of snow
Source: ABC Channel 5
Author: Mark Johnson
Date: Feb 2, 2013
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[...] have you ever heard of nuclear power plant snow? Well it happened recently in western Pennsylvania. The Doppler radar from the nearby National Weather Service Office in Pittsburgh captured the scene.

During the early morning hours of Jan. 22, the cooling towers from the Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Plant, near Pa., produced a narrow band of snow that traveled east from the stacks across the greater Pittsburgh area. [...]

The snow band produced was about 2 miles wide and extended east about 30 miles over southeast Beaver County and northern Allegheny County. What’s more, residents underneath this band reported over an inch of fluffy snow! [...]

See also: Washington Post: Nuclear plant produces snow in Pennsylvania -- "I’ve never seen this particular phenomenon observed before" (PHOTO)

Published: February 8th, 2013 at 9:50 am ET
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