Mother Nature Network on Tumblr MNN on Facebook MNN on Twitter
Mother Nature Network

01

Jul

You know it’s hot outside when the traffic lights are meltingWIth temperatures hovering around 110 degrees in Kuwait right now, it shouldn’t be too surprising to see something like a melted traffic light. What’s even crazier? It’s hotter than that in Phoenix right now.

You know it’s hot outside when the traffic lights are melting
WIth temperatures hovering around 110 degrees in Kuwait right now, it shouldn’t be too surprising to see something like a melted traffic light. What’s even crazier? It’s hotter than that in Phoenix right now.

08

Nov

An anonymous buyer steps forward to purchase a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home from developers who had planned to raze it — a mere week before Phoenix’s city council was scheduled to vote on the home’s landmark status.

An anonymous buyer steps forward to purchase a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home from developers who had planned to raze it — a mere week before Phoenix’s city council was scheduled to vote on the home’s landmark status.

19

Aug

Billowing dust storm engulfs PhoenixThe wall of dust engulfed downtown Phoenix on Thursday, cutting visibility to a few hundred yards and delaying flights at the international airport.

Billowing dust storm engulfs Phoenix
The wall of dust engulfed downtown Phoenix on Thursday, cutting visibility to a few hundred yards and delaying flights at the international airport.

07

Jul

What caused the Phoenix dust storm?The storm was similar to something one would see in the Middle East.

What caused the Phoenix dust storm?
The storm was similar to something one would see in the Middle East.

06

Jul

Historic dust storm sweeps ArizonaDay turned into night as the billowy plumes of dust rolled over the mountains and clogged the skies over and around Phoenix yesterday.

Historic dust storm sweeps Arizona
Day turned into night as the billowy plumes of dust rolled over the mountains and clogged the skies over and around Phoenix yesterday.