Las Vegas’ Grasshopper Invasion Is So Big You Can See It on Weather Radar

A wet spring in Las Vegas has spawned hordes of grasshoppers so large, they’re showing up on the weather radar.

In viewing the radar, CNN meteorologist Allison Chinchar said it looked like there were two storms over the Vegas area: one north of the city (that was actual rain) and another right over Las Vegas. But the second one wasn’t moving as rain normally would, she said.

“It looked as though it should be torrentially downpouring in Las Vegas,” said Chinchar.

Read more at CNN

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