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I-10 wrecks blamed on dust, windstorm

I-10 wrecks blamed on dust, windstorm

A storm system created up to 60 mph winds and blowing dust Monday that caused multiple-vehicle crashes on I-10 near Picacho, authorities said.

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I-10 wrecks blamed on dust, windstorm

I-10 wrecks blamed on dust, windstorm

An officer with the Arizona Department of Public Safety wears a mask to protect himself from dust stirred by high winds as he investigates a chain-reaction crash on Interstate 10 near Picacho. No one was seriously hurt in several accidents in the area on Monday.

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Researcher studying health risks of haboobs

Researcher studying health risks of haboobs

PHOENIX - Monsoon storms send huge walls of dust across parts of Arizona, sometimes snarling traffic on roadways and knocking out power.

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Where'd the mountains go?

Where'd the mountains go?

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Weather experts, state officials look for I-10 dust warning system

Weather experts, state officials look for I-10 dust warning system

A billowing cloud of dust kicked up by gusty wind enveloped a truck Tuesday on Interstate 10 just north of the Sunshine Boulevard interchange at Eloy. Such dust storms can be deadly, especially in this area.

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Weather experts, state officials look for I-10 dust warning system

Weather experts, state officials look for I-10 dust warning system

CASA GRANDE - Weather scientists and state officials gathered on an appropriately blustery Tuesday near the epicenter of Arizona's "dust bowl" to figure out a better way to warn motorists of blowing dust along Interstate 10.

March 07, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Weather experts, state officials look for I-10 dust warning system

Weather experts, state officials look for I-10 dust warning system

Nick Quiroga of the Rio Rico Fire District removes some low-hanging branches from a burning tree trunk near the Santa Cruz River in Carmen, just south of Tubac. High winds Tuesday made fighting the fire more difficult. Fire crews chased the blaze for a half-mile before getting in front of it…

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Weather experts, state officials look for I-10 dust warning system

Weather experts, state officials look for I-10 dust warning system

Kevin Keeley, chief of the Tubac Fire District, stands near the rubble of two structures where the Tumacacori-Carmen fire originated. The cause of the fire has not been determined, Keeley said.

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