So far, the largest one I've seen was at El Mirage Dry Lake, in Southern CA.  As it approached, it really increased in size and had me pretty freaked, but I decided to let it pass over me anyway.  I'd say the wind speed was around 30-40 mph, not too bad.  Here's the sequence of events:



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d-2-1.jpg (16150 bytes)

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d2-2.jpg (24816 bytes)

d2-3.jpg (26672 bytes)

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d2-4-3.jpg (7447 bytes)

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d2-aa.jpg (17397 bytes)

d2-b.jpg (13124 bytes)

d2-c.jpg (13520 bytes)


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