Weather Phenomenon Occurs in NE Ohio

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CLEVELAND — People in parts of Northeast Ohio were surprised by what they found in their yards Monday.

Across a bed of fresh snow were white, tire-like formations, as if someone were about to build a snowman — but there were no footprints in sight!

Those things are called snow rollers, a weather phenomenon that forms on its own.

Fox 8 Meteorologist Scott Sabol explained the conditions have to be juuust right for them to form, and they are quite rare in Ohio.

Watch the video above to learn more about snow rollers and enjoy the pictures sent in by FOX 8 viewers.  Feel free to add your own by clicking "submit" below.

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