black blizzard

[ blak-bliz-erd ]
/ ˈblæk ˈblɪz ərd /

noun Meteorology.

a dust storm, specially an extremely severe one, as repeatedly experienced in the Dust Bowl during the 1930s: That spring, those terrifying black blizzards battered our homes and farms for nearly two weeks.

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Origin of black blizzard

First recorded in 1895–1900
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020