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ST. GEORGE — It's a hazy day in southern Utah. But it's not smoke from brush fires or smog.
All it is … is dust in the wind.
Monica Traphagan with the National Weather Service's Salt Lake City office told St. George News the storm system bringing scattered mountain and valley snow to the northern part of the state is blowing dust from surrounding areas into southern Utah, especially St. George.
"What you're seeing is some blowing dust," Traphagan said. "It's bringing in dust from drier locations."
The haze has been noticeable, causing visibility to be down to 10 miles. That has obscured the Pine Valley Mountains from prying eyes in the St. George basin.
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