Thursday, April 11, 2019

Radioactive Orange Snow

According to Minneapolis National Weather Service the red dirt causing Minnesota's orange snow was picked yesterday from the North West Texas area by the jetstream. Unfortunately this area includes the locations radioactively contaminated by the Plutonium fire at DOE's WIPP nuclear waste dump. Details on the WIPP disaster can be found here

The radioactive snow levels measured today were approximately 3 times above normal background radiation