a brief, very intense snowstorm while a blizzard is a long-lasting snow storm with intense snowfall and usually high winds
a heavy, brief burst of snow that can put down a quick inch or two
a heavy snow shower with strong winds
a moderate to heavy snow flurry which is driven by strong gusty winds
an intense, but limited duration, period of moderate to heavy snowfall, accompanied by strong, gusty surface winds and possibly lightning (generally moderate to heavy snow showers)
a brief, but intense fall of snow that greatly reduces visibility and which is often accompanied by strong winds
Intense showers or bands of locally heavy snow which are accompanied by gusty wind. Snow squalls which form downwind of the Great Lakes (lake-effect squalls) can persist for several hours and produce 6 inches of snow or more in 3 to 6 hours.
A sudden winter storm which drops a large quantity of snow. The high winds drive the snow at great speeds and often makes visibility poor.
A heavy snow shower accompanied by sudden strong winds, or a squall.