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Haboob Rushes Through Phoenix Area

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Wednesday, July 6, 2011, In : Weather 
Residents of Phoenix, AZ were stunned to witness the march of a huge sand storm, known by its Arabic name of Haboob, through the city on July 5.  The storm, fifty miles wide and packing winds of over 50 miles an hour, howled its way through with clouds of choking sand hundreds of feet tall, turning late afternoon into night like a solar eclipse.  Residents were forced to retreat indoors, and travellers in their cars pulled over to the side of the streets and highways to wait out the storm.  S...
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Killer Storm Makes Australian Landfall

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Wednesday, February 2, 2011, In : Weather 
Just a little after midnight Thursday, local time, cyclone Yasi made landfall in Mission Beach, Queensland State, Australia, adding even more grief to a country already devastated by recent flooding.  At least 90,000 homes lost power already as the monster storm moved inland, where it's expected to rage on for at least two days before breaking up.  The Bureau of Meteorology warns that at least 28 inches of rain could fall in a few hours, and when combined with the fact that Yasi is striking a...
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Blizzard Assaults Northwest

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Wednesday, November 24, 2010, In : Weather 
A rare blizzard has been causing all sorts of problems in the northwestern United States.  After its start in Alaska, it slid down south and east into Washington and Utah with snow, icy rain, blustery wind, and extreme cold.  Early this morning, Sea-Tac Airport recorded a temperature of 14 degrees, a 25-year low.  Several city transit buses crashed in Seattle, and one overturned.  The storm front then moved on to Utah and Wyoming, where a 40-mile stretch of Interstate 80 was closed because of...
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About Chief Jack


Chief Jack Hawk Chief Jack has hosted The Mohawk Radio Show since August 1969. He is a champion for the cause of Indie artists, and many Indies have had great success since having their music played on the station. He is a Mohawk chief who played with a Canadian band for about 10 years. He publishes articles under the name Jacques Boulerice for Yahoo! Voices and is working on a new movie script.

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