ma̱kws [ma̱kws]
common noun. blizzard; dry snow; powder snow
file://snds/m/makws-vn-hb-01.mp3 Ła didalpga dm stama̱kwsa sa'mn. It's almost time for powder snow to be piled up on the (north) side of spruce trees.
file://snds/m/makws-pg-ps-01.mp3 Ła stama̱kwsa stoo g̱an. The snow is piling up on one side of the tree.

Bibliographic sources: Dunn, Practical Dictionary entry: 1386.
Source: Draft Dictionary entry.