Oh, poo! North breezes bring in a stockyard stench

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This Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 photo shows Longhorn Cowboy Tuff Chex, whose horns measure more than 100 inches and was sold by Bob and Pam Loomis at an auction in the Fort Worth Stockyards for $165,000, in Fort Worth, Texas. The bull was sold to Richard and Jeanne Filip of Fayetteville, Texas. (Joyce Marshall/Star-Telegram via […]

After a few days of warm weather, the northern Nebraska stockyards were–how should I say it?–ripe. Today’s cold front here in Kansas has north winds ushering in a smell straight from those aforementioned stockyards.

This happens from time-to-time on these late fall fronts. The warm days allow for the odor to build up north, then the colder air hugs close to the ground and doesn’t allow the air to disperse (read: doesn’t let the stink clear out).

The end result: everyone’s checking their shoes to make sure they are the ones who stepped in something. It’s not you, it’s the air today.

–KSNT Storm Track Chief Meteorologist Matt Miller

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