(FOX 9) - Did you notice the snow in your yard had a brown or tan tint to it today? Nope, it’s not your eyes.
The brown/tan color comes from dust that was blown by high winds all the way from west Texas. The dust was sucked into the storm and rode the mid-level winds northward overnight. The snow, sleet and hail formed around it and fell to ground, giving the top coat of our snow that brownish color.
More than 8 inches of snow fell in the Twins Cities from Wednesday to Thursday and a few more inches are expected to fall by the week’s end.
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