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VIDEO: Haboob sweeps over Phoenix

Posted July 4th, 2014 @ 8:45am

The blinding dust storms, called Haboobs, are created by 50 mph winds.  

Sky Harbor International Airport was shut down until the storm passed.  24 inbound flights were diverted.

The storms last three to four hours.

It's recommended that drivers pull over.  

The storms cover the city in dust.

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