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Activity | Dust storms, tumbleweeds and traveling seeds!

Activity | Dust storms, tumbleweeds and traveling seeds!

Windy days are part of the seasonal experience living in the Sonoran Desert. Dust storms commonly referred to as haboobs, form when a large mass of cold, unstable air moves swiftly across dry ground covered with loose silt and fine sand. These dust storms can be about...
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