Dust Storm Approaching Spearman, Texas (1935)

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    The "dust bowl" was a period throughout the 1930 that afflicted the prairies of North America with severe drought and fierce dust storms. In this dramatic photograph a violent dust storm is seen bearing down on the town of Spearman, Texas.

    The photograph was taken on 14 April 1935 in Spearman, Texas. From: "Monthly Weather Review," Volume 63, April 1935, p. 148.

    Credit: NOAA/DoC; from NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection [source].

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