OneWord, Blizzard

OneWord is a writer's prompt that asks, "What can you do with a word, in 60 seconds?" It's not about keeping it short; it's about focus. the word is blizzard.

He skipped on his ass, rag-wrapped feet first, to escape the crack of crumpled concrete that had become his home for the past six nights.
Nights? Days? It didn’t really matter, did it? They had entered into the permanent darkness, blizzards of toxic ass swirled across the landscape. He dared to remove the dingy surgical mask, the cracked goggles and lifted his face upward, where once he felt the sun warm his flesh.
He was watching the end days, the planet’s last gasping breaths.
He didn’t know whether to be happy or sad.