Second Phoenix Dust Storm Videos

By Deena Bustillo on
Just two weeks after a Phoenix dust storm (haboob) covered the area in dust, a second one has come through. This one was about 3,000 feet high and cut visibility to about a quarter of a mile and delayed some flights. There was a severe weather warning in the area until about 7pm last night, and two people were critically injured in an 8-car pileup on Interstate 8 as a result of the poor visibility. About 2,300 customers were also without power in and around Glendale. Power was reportedly...Read Full Story

Phoenix Dust Storm: Pictures and Video

By Adam Wenger on
On July 5, 2011, a massive dust storm blanketed Phoenix, Arizona. It covered nearly 100 miles and traveled at speeds up to 150 mph! The storm left thousands of people without power and we have video here to show you how destructive it really was. For the record, it's called a haboob, and reached a whopping 8,000 to 10,000 feet (about 2 miles).Check out the video here, it'll blow your mind. Or if nothing else, it'll make you thank the heavens that you weren't stuck in the middle of it. Here...Read Full Story