Tracking down an Arizona Dust Storm

A cluster of storm cells pushed out a lot of outflow south and west of Casa Grande, Arizona. This set the stage for a classic southwest monsoon event: A dust storm. We positioned ourselves west of Casa Grande, AZ as we saw dust emerge in the distance. It was clear that we were about to…

Dust in the Wind: The Conditions Before A Haboob in Arizona

As the week moved on during our monsoon chase trip, it was becoming obvious our hunt for the elusive haboob was going to have its best shot at success on July 24, 2022. On this day, we knew a cluster of storms would form south of Tucson and likely race north. The outflow from this…

Damaging Winds, Dust Storms, Hail Today on the High Plains

Today looks a lot like yesterday in many ways but [...]

Dust Bowl Storm Chasing! – April 22, 2022 Texas Panhandle

My 2022 storm chase season began in the Texas Panhandle [...]