Haboob: Destructive Storm With An Awesome Name Knocks Of Electricity For Thousands In Arizona

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Phoenix Struck With Haboob Dust Storm

  • 07/16/2013 10:15 AM EDT U.S.

The Phoenix area was hit with a dust storm on Monday, uprooting some trees and knocking out electricity for some 2,000 people. The specific kind of storm, called a haboob, is common in the desert especially over monsoon season.