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What's up with weather emojis?

Posted: 11:41 AM, Sep 02, 2016
Updated: 2016-09-02 17:42:07Z

Most weather emojis are pretty self-explanatory, but some can be a little confusing, leaving most wondering when you'd even have a chance to use them.

The varying amounts of sunshine as well as rain, snow, tornado and even cyclone emojis are all helpful if you're trying to describe your weather to someone.

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But these don't cover every type of weather. For instance, there are no emojis for freezing rain, sleet, hail or even a rain/snow combination.

These are times a little extra creativity is needed.

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