Massive Dust Storm Buries Phoenix, Delays Flights

"PHOENIX -- A massive dust storm has swept into the Phoenix area and drastically reduced visibility across much of the valley.

The wall of dust moved across the desert from the south on Tuesday and descended on the valley by nightfall. KSAZ-TV reported the storm appeared to be roughly 50-miles wide."

The Associated Press had the story July 5, 2011.


"RAW VIDEO: Haboob rolls into Phoenix" (ABC 15 -- KNXV-TV)

"Dust Storm Shrouds Phoenix Area" (Wall St. Journal)


Source: AP, 07/06/2011