Phoenix, Arizona: Dust Storm Overtakes Maricopa County (+Photos)

By Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Reporter
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. news, including politics and court cases. He started at The Epoch Times as a New York City metro reporter.
August 26, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

A dust storm rolled into the Phoenix metro area on August 26.

Local residents, reporters, and photographer shared photos of a massive cloud of dust heading into the city in the evening. A dust storm warning was in effect from the National Weather Service through 8 p.m. MST. for the metro area, including Tempe, Chandler, Gilbert, and Mesa.

Following the dust storm, a flood advisory was issued bt the service for northwestern Maricopa County, including for Phoenix, as well as Wittmann, Wickenburg, Tonopah, and Circle City.

The advisory was issued until 10:15 MST. 

Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Reporter
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. news, including politics and court cases. He started at The Epoch Times as a New York City metro reporter.