Does thundersnow mean more snow?

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asked Dec 4, 2019 in Weather by MC34whatmd (200 points)
Does thundersnow mean more snow?

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answered Dec 5, 2019 by Oliphant (6,070 points)
Thundersnow does indeed meant that there will usually be more snow.

Whenever it's snowing and it's thundering during that snowfall then you can usually expect a lot more snow to follow and even a blizzard or other major snowstorm could be on it's way.

Thundersnow also produces about 2 to 4 inches of snowfall per hour which can easily pile up so if you're getting thundersnow it's best to stay off the roads because it's likely that a major snow storm is coming after the thundersnow.

When Thundersnow occurs it is often a part of a severe winter storm or blizzard.

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