Snow Hurricane? Unraveling Winter Weather-Speak

posted by Mary Booth - 

It's bad enough that a certain channel that talks about nothing but the weather has the annoying practice of naming winter storms.  But then you start hearing meterologists all over the place using terms that are guaranteed to frighten--  Bombogenesis?  Bomb Cyclone? Snow Hurricane?

Anyone know what they're talking about?  Here's a little info to help unravel the winter weather-speak-- 

Here's a quick summary of the coolest (pun intended) weather terms we've been hearing-- 

I know there are logical explanations for all these terms, but frankly, THIS is how it feels--

So how does one "hunker down" or "batten down the hatches" in Florida for a snow hurricane???

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