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Research finds spike in dust storms in American Southwest driven by...

More dust storms may be contributing to dramatic rise in Valley fever in the Southwest

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People living in the American Southwest have experienced a dramatic increase in windblown dust storms in the last two decades, likely driven by large-scale changes in sea surface temperature in the Pacific Ocean drying the region’s soil, according to new NOAA-led research.