Snow in Scottsdale? Yes!

One of the possible forms of a snow crystalYes, snow. On Monday morning, for about 1/2 hour, we had the rare experience of big, fat, fluffy snow falling in north Scottsdale. See a photo and video (flying over the area – good views of snow-dusted AZ landscape) at

(And, incidentally, check out for some fantastic images of actual snowflakes captured by Kenneth G. Libbrecht of Caltech using a specially designed snowflake photomicroscope.)