Snowflakes or snow crystals form when ice crystals freeze around tiny particles of dust that are in the air and join together as they fall. Ice crystals that melt as they fall become rain. Ice crystals that form near the ground are called frost.
Remember when Joli and I were little and trucking through the hills to find the perfect Christmas tree with you and dad. magicalnaturetour: Ottawa Ontario Canada March 2011 — Winter Scenes 112 (by dugspr — Home for Good)
The frozen shores of Lake Superior, Ontario, Canada. In the past winter of 2014 the lake froze and people could walk out to islands that have shore caves. Some say there was no snow inside and through the ice they could see fish swimming!