Noob to the Haboob (stop laughing)

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Noob to the Haboob (stop laughing)

Postby Boots » Fri May 13, 2022 11:58 pm

Haboob! I know this sounds like the start of a bad joke at the bar of the VFW on a Saturday night, but it’s a real thing. For those of us with family in West Texas, the Panhandle, or Okie Land, you’ve probably heard the Dustbowl stories from the old timers. I always wondered what one of those dusters really looked like. And now I know. The link is to a news story from a financial site I follow that has several clips of the recent rare phenomenon up in South Dakota. Wow! Is all I can say, particularly on the first one. I’ve seen a sandstorm before but this is something else. I think they call them a Scirocco in the Middle East. ... ern-plains
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Re: Noob to the Haboob (stop laughing)

Postby GRailsback » Sat May 14, 2022 3:03 am

There was a lot of damage from this system in South Dakota.
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Re: Noob to the Haboob (stop laughing)

Postby OldUsedParts » Sat May 14, 2022 7:55 am

I was born in Shamrock, Texas just off of Route 66 and I've seen some "Boogers" in my childhood but nothing like that :whiteflag: :texas:

I remember being drug down to the Storm Cellar several times to wait "IT" out. :banghead:
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