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Snow squall

Sudden heavy snowfall accompanied with strong winds / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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A snow squall, or snowsquall, is a sudden moderately heavy snowfall with blowing snow and strong, gusty surface winds.[1] It is often referred to as a whiteout and is similar to a blizzard but is localized in time or in location and snow accumulations may or may not be significant.

A hybrid Frontal-Lake Effect Snowsquall hitting Toronto, Canada during rush hour.