Powerful winds produced a major dust storm over parts of Texas and New Mexico on April 10, 2019. NWS El Paso station at San Augustin Pass east of Las Cruces recorded a wind gust of 102 mph (164 km/h).
NWS office in Santa Teresa recorded wind gusts to 60 mph (96 km/h) at 15:48 LT. Visibility was dropped down to 1/4 of a mile (400 m).
Plenty of dust being lofted by strong winds over New Mexico and west Texas this afternoon. We've roughly outlined White Sands National Monument here to highlight one of the bigger dust sources.— NWS (@NWS) April 10, 2019
More mesoscale GOES-East sector images: https://t.co/wE1sdiZOy4 pic.twitter.com/5dE5H378Na
Blowing dust is blocking out the view from our Tower Cam. Remember mountain areas could see gusts 75-80 mph today. pic.twitter.com/VDAxLQ4Upf— Jessica Nevarez (@KTSMJessica) April 10, 2019
WAIT FOR IT! The dust is here. This is a timelapse of northeast #ElPaso turning brown in seconds just moments ago. Lets have fun with this video. Caption it!— KFOX14 News (@KFOX14) April 10, 2019
Send us your #ElPasoweather photos/videos by uploading them here: https://t.co/iQ8kjl9ud6 Then watch our newscast! pic.twitter.com/gMGhc6n9LP
Featured image credit: NOAA GOES-East
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