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Snow Falls In Arizona Desert And The Pictures Are Chilling
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Snow Falls In Arizona Desert And The Pictures Are Chilling

There is surreal quality to experiencing mother nature’s two extremes side by side and snowfall in the desert is the perfect example. Those living in Arizona and New Mexico are accustomed to living with sometimes agonizing heat that the west brings, but this New Year began bestowed a chilly break with snowfall across the Sonoran desert.

Image credits: Stock Photos from Mau Horng/Shutterstock

A white winterland blanketed over the saguaro cacti, rocky desert and iconic Grand Canyon and the photos are breathtaking. According to weather reports the city of Tucson experienced 0.4 inches (1 cm) inches of snow, while Arizona had up to 18 inches (46 cm). Meanwhile the Los Alamos and Mountainair areas of New Mexico reported having 20 inches (50 cm). The whimsical landscape occurred due to a deep pool of cold air swirling among the high altitudes across the region.

Image credits: Stock Photos from Anton Foltin/Shutterstock

People were eager to share stunning images of ‘fire and ice’ coming together.

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hashwadoobies
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3 years ago

We have a desert here in Canada that gets snow every year.

LOttawa
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3 years ago

Yep, the Okanagan desert :)

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THEPS
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3 years ago

I'm pretty sure the top picture is Goose Neck State Park in Utah.

Just another bot
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3 years ago

Where is Trump's no global warming tweet?? Please don't tell me he learned something...

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hashwadoobies
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3 years ago

We have a desert here in Canada that gets snow every year.

LOttawa
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3 years ago

Yep, the Okanagan desert :)

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THEPS
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3 years ago

I'm pretty sure the top picture is Goose Neck State Park in Utah.

Just another bot
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3 years ago

Where is Trump's no global warming tweet?? Please don't tell me he learned something...

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