Visibility as low as 50 feet. Muddy rain. Powdery stuff on teeth, in lungs. Blacked-out neighborhoods -- until you got close enough to see that the lights really were on.
Tonight's dust storm was dustier than the typical Arizona haboob, with fine particles just hanging in the air even during lulls in the gusty wind.
We Believe Local Journalism is Critical to the Life of a City
Engaging with our readers is essential to Phoenix New Times's mission. Make a financial contribution or sign up for a newsletter, and help us keep telling Phoenix's stories with no paywalls.
Support Our Journalism
Definitely one to remember. Good luck to all drivers out there.