High winds in New Mexico created a dust storm that blew into Farmington on April 22.
Near-zero visibility in the dust storm was expected to create dangerous driving conditions in the state’s northwest, the National Weather Service said.
Wind gusts of up to 71 mph were recorded at Farmington.
Much of the state’s north and centre were under extreme fire conditions on Friday, with the combination of high winds, above-average temperatures and low humidity. Credit: @SpeechMom01 via Storyful