Radar/Satellite Loops of the 10/17/2011 Lubbock, TX Haboob


In the afternoon of October 17th, there was a significant dust storm that impacted the Lubbock, Texas area. This dust storm or “haboob” has caused at least 17 reports of winds above 50kt (58mph).  Below are several views of the data from various sources:

Click to View Animated Radar Loop of the Lubbock Haboob 10/17/2011

“From light to dark as a wall of dirt invaded Lubbock. Crazy. #duststorm”   (from @starrcliff)

Instagram Posted By @starrcliff

From @stormchaser4850 MT @CIMSS_Satellite: Texas/New Mexico dust storm cloud captured on GOES-15 visible images

From @stormchaser4850 MT @CIMSS_Satellite: Texas/New Mexico dust storm cloud captured on GOES-15 visible images

Click to open NWS Storm Reports Page

Click to open NWS Storm Reports Page

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One comment on “Radar/Satellite Loops of the 10/17/2011 Lubbock, TX Haboob

  1. Pingback: Radar/Satellite Loops of the 10/17/2011 Lubbock, TX Haboob | Disasters & Disaster Mapping | Scoop.it

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