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Wall of dirt

Uploaded by: tchrterry

Saturday July 21, 2012

Mesa, AZ (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: Huge wall of dirt came through a little bit ago.

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28. gardner48197
6:13 AM GMT on July 27, 2012
Amazing!!! Congrats!!!
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27. Agris
7:53 PM GMT on July 26, 2012
Genuine S.O.S. situation ! Incredible view !!
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26. lovesthebeach
1:15 PM GMT on July 25, 2012
Amazing, great shot, and congrats on the AC. Couldn't help but think of all the dust getting in the houses.
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25. nanapoo
11:31 PM GMT on July 23, 2012
wwhhoooaaaa!!!! OMG!!! Unbelievable!!! Congrats on this super fabulous capture!!!!
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24. DCsmommy
4:48 PM GMT on July 23, 2012
Incredible and SO dramatic! Double congratulations!
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23. BettyFrance
3:10 PM GMT on July 23, 2012
What an amazing reporting story and photos!  Wonderful.. and wonderful pix!!  How is your camera?  Did it get dusty? 
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22. BettyFrance
3:09 PM GMT on July 23, 2012
I haven't read all the comments, but where were you when it came? And where did you stay when it was there? And how long did it take  from start to finish?    P
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21. tchrterry
7:18 AM GMT on July 23, 2012
They are caused from the down drafts from thunderstorms over the deserts. When the draft hits the dry desert floor it picks the dirt up and it begins to roll, picking up more as it travels.
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20. Happysnappy
5:23 AM GMT on July 23, 2012
WOW!! That's some cloud! What causes these?
I wouldn't want to be caught outside during one of these. YUCK!!
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19. PatienceMelissa
4:41 AM GMT on July 23, 2012
Wow! What a horrible scene to have in your back yard... Must be a real mess to clean up....
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18. teach50
2:19 AM GMT on July 23, 2012
Incredible photo.
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17. ladyanne
2:06 AM GMT on July 23, 2012
These are amazing pictures! Glad to see more of Mother Nature in yet another venue...but sorry you had to go through it!!
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16. backwardguy
1:18 AM GMT on July 23, 2012
Amazing photo! Congrats on the VIP.
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15. tchrterry
9:09 PM GMT on July 22, 2012
Both, I couldn't believe what came off me & out of my hair when I showered!
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14. skimhead
7:43 PM GMT on July 22, 2012
sand or dirt?
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13. Bluesmaster
7:15 PM GMT on July 22, 2012
Wow, impressive weather series, AC congrats!
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12. jennjeff1
6:37 PM GMT on July 22, 2012
Great series of weather shots here! Congratulations on the AC and hope you can dig out quickly!

~Jeff
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11. tchrterry
6:34 PM GMT on July 22, 2012
Thanks for all the nice comments. It was really crazy. We are still cleaning the dust off of, and out of, everything that didn't get rained on.
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10. Doesiedoats
6:03 PM GMT on July 22, 2012
Oh my gosh! My cousin lives in Mesa also.
Hope everything is ok.

Excellent series of this event of nature.

Congratulations on your VIP & AC.
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9. mcgino
2:29 PM GMT on July 22, 2012
Amazing images!
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8. gingyb
1:46 PM GMT on July 22, 2012
WOW great shot, congratulations,
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7. SunsetSailor
1:33 PM GMT on July 22, 2012
I really appreciate how your framed each shot to tell something else about this event.
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6. dosrios
1:08 PM GMT on July 22, 2012
WOW!!
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5. bobcrunch
3:07 AM GMT on July 22, 2012
Quick! Cover the swimming pools!
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4. newenglandlight
3:06 AM GMT on July 22, 2012
Awesome shot! Congrats on the VIP!
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3. emixam101
2:09 AM GMT on July 22, 2012
DAMN!!!!!!! I thought habobs were RARE in AZ as they say, but now it's like the 5th or 6th one reported in 2012, maybe even more! Geez! Super shot.
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2. letchworth
1:53 AM GMT on July 22, 2012
Yuck! Hope you can find your house afterwards. Nice pic!
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1. catilac
1:28 AM GMT on July 22, 2012
OMG!!
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