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Dust devils were plentiful at this time last year.
This summer, much of the Southern Plains will experience worsening drought conditions.
This is almost triple the average for the period.
The geological record offers strong evidence of climate upheavals throughout prehistory.
A weather phenomenon known as a derecho unleashed damaging wind storms across the region last week. Not only is this massive wind storm relatively rare, but it is unusual for it to form so early in the season.