This blog before noted that over the last decade the Southwest U.S. has suffered the sharpest temperature increase on the continent. Brad Johnson now reports on a dust storm up to 50 miles wide and a mile high that “descended on the Phoenix area. “We heard from a lot of people who lived here for a number of storms and this was the worst they’d seen,” said National Weather Service meteorologist Paul Iniguez:


Dust storms and fire storms are prelude to a predicted mega drought.