Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Extreme Events

I haven’t generally seen dust storms listed among the types of extreme events that are likely to grow more frequent and intense with climate change.  The usual list includes floods, hurricanes, heavy downpours, wildfires, heat waves, and droughts.  I think we can add dust storms.

Here’s some good home video of the one that hit Lubbock, Texas yesterday:

 

- Lesley McAllister

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