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Dust storm rolls through metro Phoenix during evening rush hour

Feb 28, 2024, 5:38 PM

PHOENIX — Metro Phoenix drivers headed home during evening rush hour had to fight through a dust storm on Wednesday.

The National Weather Service put out a dust storm warning around 4 p.m. as a wall of dust formed south of the Valley.

Portions of the East Valley, including Gilbert and Chandler, started seeing lower visibility around that time.

Dust continued north to Phoenix, including across downtown, during rush hour.

NWS said some rain could follow the dust, which started to clear out around 5:30 p.m.

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Dust storm rolls through metro Phoenix during evening rush hour