On a given day in the winter in St. Louis, Missouri it began snowing in the morning. The snow changed to rain by noon, later in the afternoon sleet was falling which turned to snow, and by evening rain was freezing on bridges and roadways. Explain how such a sequence of precipitation might occur.
Your response must be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.
Lutgens, F. K., & Tarbuck, E. J. (2011). Foundations of earth science (6th ed., Pg. 361-364). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.