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A dust storm converges on downtown Phoenix.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark J. Rebilas / U.S. PRESSWIRE

Family members watch as a wall of dust moves into the downtown area.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark J. Rebilas / U.S. PRESSWIRE

A driver braves the dust downtown.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ross D. Franklin / Associated Press

A giant dust storm rolls into the city.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rob Schumacher / Arizona Republic

A dust storm converges on Chase Field in Phoenix.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark J. Rebilas / U.S. PRESSWIRE

A dust storm towers over Phoenix.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rob Schumacher / Arizona Republic

Pedestrians hurry to try to get out of a dust storm as it moves though the downtown area.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ross D. Franklin / Associated Press

The city lights glow as the dust storm rolls across downtown.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark J. Rebilas / U.S. PRESSWIRE

Motorists drive along Interstate 10. Visibility was reduced to zero in some areas as wind gusts blew near 40 miles per hour

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOSHUA LOTT / Reuters

A dust-covered vehicle is seen outside Sky Harbor International Airport.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOSHUA LOTT / Reuters

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6 Comments

  1. July 6, 2011, 1:23 am

    Wow! Did that happen tonight?

    By: blusterydaysandtomorrowlands
  2. July 6, 2011, 5:29 am

    […] LA Times: Phoenix dust storm. […]

  3. July 6, 2011, 9:13 am

    lived in phx all my life….most impressive storm ive ever seen !!!!

    By: sheera65@hotmail.com
  4. July 6, 2011, 10:48 am

    The house began to shake…the earth began to quake…

    By: j_luzar@yahoo.com
  5. July 10, 2011, 2:12 pm

    Phoenix should have to pay for all that topsoil. No freebies!

    By: delmaer1@mac.com
  6. July 19, 2011, 2:13 pm

    reminisant of the dust storms from OK during the great depression. That is why there is red soil as far as Nebraska and Ill. Dust that blacked out the sky for days. I was born in KS during such storms. Scarey

    By: seeyes22@yahoo.com

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