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Phoenix gets down and dirty in big dust storm

Published: Friday, Aug. 20 1999 12:00 a.m. MDT

A large dust storm moves into the downtown Phoenix area causing 90-minute flight delays at the Sky Harbor International Airport. Wind gusts of up to 45 mph hampered visibility as the dust storm swept through the metro area from the southern portions of Arizona. Other parts of the United States felt nature's wrath as afternoon thunderstorms blustered through the Ohio Valley Thursday, bringing high winds that knocked down trees and power lines in parts of Kentucky and Ohio.

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