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Dave Vacha has carried his childhood hobby of building snow and ice structures into adulthood.
The average number of blizzards in a winter is three.
Strong eruptions in the tropics have been known to cause cooling due to large amounts of sulphur dioxide being placed into the upper atmosphere.
It is very difficult to predict the wind's ability to lift old snow and make it airborne.
In February of 1895, one to two feet fell from Galveston to New Orleans along with blowing snow and temperatures in the teens.
Scientific studies are inconclusive as to whether or not this actually works as intended.