African dust hovers over Florida, acting as hurricane shield: report – Orlando Sentinel

A huge amount of African dust is hovering over the sky of the Sunshine State, and that’s a good thing, according to an article by Florida Today.The massive plume of beige dust, known as the Saharan Air Layer, is a cluster of dry, dusty air that forms around late spring, summer and early fall off the coast of Africa and typically moves west into the Caribbean Sea, according to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration.

Source: African dust hovers over Florida, acting as hurricane shield: report – Orlando Sentinel

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