Dallas Won't See Much of Saharan Dust That's Bringing Hazy Skies to South Texas

North Texans won't be seeing much of the Saharan dust that arrived in South Texas late last week. The dust that traveled more than 5,000 miles from the African coast to South Texas contributed to hazy skies over the Lone Star State, but National Weather Service meteorologist Tom Bradshaw said Dallas-Fort Worth is unlikely to see much of an effect. He estimates that the dust is only a thin layer over North Texas, roughly 15,000 to 20,000 feet above the ground. "The biggest impact is a little more of an orange tinge to the sunrise and sunset," Bradshaw said. "It shouldn't be really anything that we're going to occur during the day."  Continue reading...

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