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Ice fog is a type of fog consisting of fine ice crystals suspended in the air. It occurs only in cold areas of the world, as water droplets suspended in the air can remain liquid down to −40 °C. It should be distinguished from diamond dust, a precipitation of sparse ice crystals falling from a clear sky. Wikipedia

Old Farmer’s Almanac › fact › b…Beware the Pogonip

The word pogonip is a meteorological term used to describe an uncommon occurrence: frozen fog. The word was coined by Native Americans to describe the …

Reno Gazette-Journal › 2019/12/06Native Americans feared pogonip, the ‘white death’

Dec 6, 2019 — The freezing fog so adversely affected the native peoples’ lives that they called it “pogonip,” which translates to “white death.

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Merriam-Webster › …Pogonip Definition & Meaning

The meaning of POGONIP is a dense winter fog containing frozen particles that is formed in deep mountain valleys of the western U.S.. Did you know?

Dec 11, 2018 — The National Weather Service says that pogonip can also present itself as a dense fog that occurs during the winter months, containing suspended …

1968 DARE FW Addit NV, Pogonip . . [ˈpɑgənɪp]—A fog that freezes onto trees and bushes. When you see a fog in the mountains in winter, “there will be pogonip in …

noun A frozen fog, formed in the coldest weather in the mountain valleys of Idaho, Nevada, and Colorado. When inhaled it often produces severe pulmonary trouble …

Jan 2, 2018 — The term — popularized in part by The Old Farmer’s Almanac, which sometimes cautions “Beware the Pogonip” — describes a wintertime cold spell …

Pogonip definition, an ice fog that forms in the mountain valleys of the western U.S.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ see the rabbit hole it can take you down? Anyway fog makes stagnant air so we still can’t burn trash. But here’s the beauty from my living room window:

Pogonip on the icicle.
Early morning pogonip on the mesquite.
Pogonip on the fence.
Pogonip on the rails of the porch.
No new snow but it is so much higher than yesterday. Pogonip.
Pogonip fog so thick you can barely see the driveway. And even the icicles have the pogonip crystals.
Pogonip on the sagebrush. The snow is already too deep for Kali. Oh, and pogonip on the badminton net nextdoor.
POGONIP on the mesquite bushes makes it look like we’ve had more snow . But we haven’t.