Will snow on the satellite dish affect reception?

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A satellite dish relies on signals from a satellite to operate. As the signal must pass through the atmosphere, weather conditions can sometimes adversely affect the signal strength.
Snow, rain, dust are all capable of disrupting the reception of many small satellite dishes. The bigger the dish, the less risk of signal drop out.
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