Massive Dust Storm Engulfs Phoenix, Arizona [VIDEO]
Yesterday (July 5th, 2011) a massive dust storm engulfed Phoenix, Arizona delaying flights and leaving thousands without power. Also known as a Haboob, this massive dust cloud made it’s way from Tucson, Arizona to Phoenix as part of Arizona’s monsoons season. Keep reading to find out more about this awesome natural wonder.
OK, it may not be awesome to the residents of Arizona, just watching the videos made me want to experience one of these sometime in my life. According to HuffPost Green, the storm reached as high as 8,000 to 10,000 feet in the sky, the storm prompted the FAA to ground all flights for up to an hour and a half, and caused up to 10,000 people to be without power. Check out the amateur video footage below: