Fast forward today, millions of tons of Sahara's nutrient-laden minerals have been whisked across the Atlantic Ocean and are set to arrive in South Florida on Friday or Saturday.
Satellite footage shows the airborne dust particles have already blanketed parts of the Caribbean.
#SaharanDust has been on the move across the Atlantic for the past few weeks. So far, no clouds thick enough to make it to Texas before dissipating - and none on the horizon. #TXwx #OrangeHaze pic.twitter.com/JmxrvUo5N6— John Honoré (@JohnHonore) June 17, 2021