Saharan sunset: Desert dust paints sunsets, sunny skies in store for holiday

  • Sunshots by Bill Powell — The sun sets over Lake Hartwell and paints the sky hues of orange on Saturday, June 26, as a massive plume of dust from the Saharan Desert passes over the Southeastern U.S.
    Sunshots by Bill Powell — The sun sets over Lake Hartwell and paints the sky hues of orange on Saturday, June 26, as a massive plume of dust from the Saharan Desert passes over the Southeastern U.S.
Don’t be fooled by last weekend’s orange-hued sunsets, Hartwell was not suddenly transplanted to the Saharan desert, but the enhanced colors were caused by Saharan dust.  Massive dust storms occur…

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