The Natural Phenomenon In Ohio That Only Happens During Wintertime

Here in Ohio, winter can be inconvenient—but it can also be really beautiful.

If you’ve lived in Ohio for a few years, you may have seen some curious looking snow figures pop up during the winter months. What looks like mini snow bales are actually called snow rollers. When the conditions are just right, these rare formations cover the fields of Ohio and baffle those unfamiliar with them.

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In the winter of 2014, snow rollers were popping up all over northeast Ohio. To learn more about them, watch the short video below:


Have you ever seen snow rollers before? If so, share your photos with us!