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Lubbock Texas Dust Storm Monday as Bad as Dust Bowl in 1930’s

In Lubbock, Texas a dust storm hit hard on Monday, October 17, 2011 at around 5:30 pm. A cold front was bringing in North wind gusts up to 60 mph in the Texas South Plains. The cold front carried a wall of dust through the Texas panhandle that resulted in power outages and zero visibility. This wall of dust is known as a “Haboob” in meteorology. It’s defined as ” a type of...