Check out Mother Nature's wind-made snowballs -- snow rollers -- in Windsor

WINDSOR, Colo. - Some people on the Front Range spotted a rare phenomenon Wednesday after the storm -- snow rollers.

Jenny Woytassek posted pictures of the wind-created snowballs to our Facebook page.


Wind created snowballs litter our neighborhood!Windsor, Colorado

Posted by Jenny Woytassek on Wednesday, November 11, 2015

The National Weather Service explains that snow rollers "are extremely rare because of the unique combination of snow, wind, temperature and moisture needed to create them."

"They form with light but sticky snow and strong (but not too strong) winds," the NWS said. "Some snow rollers are formed by gravity (i.e. rolling down a hill), but in this case, the snow rollers were generated by the wind."

7NEWS photographer Major King also spotted snow rollers in Windsor Wednesday morning.

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