Whiteout

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Whiteout occurs when visibility is near zero due to blizzard conditions or occurs on sunless days when clouds and surface snow seem to blend, erasing the horizon and creating a completely white vista. Whiteout is a weather condition in which visibility and contrast are severely reduced by snow or sand. The horizon disappears and there are no reference points at all, leaving the individual without any orientation. It may be simply due to extremely heavy snowfall rates as seen in lake effect conditions, or due to other factors such as diffuse lighting from overcast clouds, mist or fog, or a background of snow.
Whiteout occurs when visibility is near zero due to blizzard conditions or occurs on sunless days when clouds and surface snow seem to blend, erasing the horizon and creating a completely white vista. Whiteout is a weather condition in which visibility and contrast are severely reduced by snow or sand. The horizon disappears and there are no reference points at all, leaving the individual without any orientation. It may be simply due to extremely heavy snowfall rates as seen in lake effect conditions, or due to other factors such as diffuse lighting from overcast clouds, mist or fog, or a background of snow.

When visibility is near zero due to blizzard conditions or occurs on sunless days when clouds and surface snow seem to blend, erasing the horizon and creating a completely white vista.

Whiteout is a weather condition in which visibility and contrast are severely reduced by snow or sand. The horizon disappears and there are no reference points at all, leaving the individual without any orientation. It may be simply due to extremely heavy snowfall rates as seen in lake effect conditions, or due to other factors such as diffuse lighting from overcast clouds, mist or fog, or a background of snow.

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