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.
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.
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…
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.