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Slush is Snow or ice on the ground that has been reduced to a softy watery mixture by rain and/or warm temperatures
Slush is Snow or ice on the ground that has been reduced to a softy watery mixture by rain and/or warm temperatures

Slush is Snow or ice on the ground that has been reduced to a softy watery mixture by rain and/or warm temperatures.

Slush, also called slush ice, is a slurry mixture of small ice crystals (e.g. snow) and liquid water[1]. In the natural environment, slush forms as ice or snow melts.

This often mixes with dirt and other materials, resulting in a gray or muddy brown color. Often, solid ice or snow will block the drainage of fluid water from slushy areas, so slush often goes through multiple freeze/thaw cycles before completely disappearing.

In areas where road salt is used to clear roadways, slush forms at colder temperatures than it would ordinarily, and only in salted areas; this can produce a number of different consistencies over the same geographical area.

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  1. Wikipedia Slush [1]

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