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Massive dust storm sweeps through Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska, U.S.

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Strong winds caused by a powerful storm moving through the Plains, produced a massive dust storm in eastern Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska on December 15, 2021.

Strong wind gusts in excess of 160 km/h (100 mph) closed roads and knocked out power to more than 200 000 customers in Kansas and Colorado.

Many areas reported blinding dust storm, with zero or near-zero visibility.

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Featured image credit: NOAA/GOES-16, RAMMB/CIRA, TW. Acquired at 20:40 UTC on December 16, 2021

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