Heavy “snirt”-fall over Minnesota

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Disney has snow white, but Minnesota has snow tan.

The winter storm that hit parts of the state Thursday did not leave behind a white blanket of snow. It was more like a blanket of a brown-orange mixture.

Experts blame New Mexico and Texas for the snow color change.

Apparently the same spring storm that caused blizzard conditions from the Dakotas to Minnesota also threw dust from New Mexico and Texas into the atmosphere.

Social media unofficially christened the mixture “Snirt” which, in case you were wondering, stands for “snow” and “dirt.”

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