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Dust From Africa Brings Hazy Skies to DFW



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    Tom Fox | The Dallas Morning News
    Six Flags Over Texas visitors ride the Texas SkyScreamer swing carousel ride, as Saharan dust carried here from Africa causes hazy skies across Arlington, Saturday, June 30, 2018. (Tom Fox/Staff Photographer)

    Texans are used to winds stirring up dust — but how about when those winds blow in from Africa?

    A large plume of brown dust from the Sahara desert made its way into the state over the weekend, reaching as far north as Lubbock — and even Dallas-Fort Worth.

    This satellite image shows a plume of dust spreading from Africa like milky coffee.
    Photo credit: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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