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Is it real? Is it fake? Is it geo-engineered?

Since the latest winter blasts, the Internet has been abuzz about a “fake snow” or “fire-proof snow” phenomenon.

What’s happening in homemade experiments — many of which are posted on YouTube — is that snow appears to turn black rather than melt when it comes into contact with a flame.

Some describe smelling burnt plastic when they try to melt the snow with lighters.

One rumor is that the snow is fake, and was geo-engineered by the government.

In the video below, Fox 8 Meteorologist Scott Sabol explains what exactly is happening in these experiments…and why the snow isn’t melting.