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Intense dust storm hits Phoenix, Arizona

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A massive dust storm impacted travel on the Interstate 10 and 8 near Phoenix, Arizona on August 16, 2020, after the city broke its daily high-temperature record with 46.1 °C (115 °F). 

The storm approached the city around 17:30 LT, causing low visibility on I-10. According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, one semi-truck was blown over on its side, closing the I-10 westbound. Luckily, there were no injuries.

The I-10 near Picacho Peak reopened around 19:00 LT, but rain and dust continued west of Phoenix.

At one point during the storm, NWS reported zero visibility at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

Featured image credit: Arizona Department of Transportation

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