‘Wash me’: Got a dirty car? Why Monday night’s rain was muddy

EDITORS NOTE: Watch KSAT Meteorologist Sarah Spivey explain why people woke up to dirty cars on Tuesday morning in the video above

Many woke up Tuesday morning to a bit of a surprise – cars covered in dirt!

The reason for this? Dust and dirt from Mexico were lofted high into the atmosphere by storms, making the rain muddy as it fell to the ground… science!