Snow Out Meaning

(usually in passive) To prevent people entering somewhere, because of snow.

Example: Used other than as an idiom. To snow outside.
(Can we date this quote?) Charles Dickens, The Holly-Tree Inn
  The drift was becoming prodigiously deep; landmarks were getting snowed out; the road and the fields were all one:
2003, David Davis, Of Preachers and Pagans
  It snowed during the second week of February, snowed Thursday and Friday, snowed out the Friday night basketball game with Bethel Christian Academy, snowed until Saturday morning, then turned extremely cold