from my state – literally and figuratively – and other places. i'm not in florida any more, but i haven't given up the sunshine.

7.25.2005

out of africa

right now sand from the sahara that has blown across the atlantic is lingering above so. florida and the caribbean. the cloud is "about 2,500 miles from west to east and 1,500 miles from north to south, or almost as big as the United States". the so. florida dusting won't be this severe, but check out photos from crete where they experienced this phenomena in april. satellite image from wikipedia.

4 Comments:

Blogger Kiker said...

Wow! When is this supposed to happen?

I heard about it on the news last night. Amy said it meant it was the end of the world...

But, on the bright side, if it is the end of the world, don't you think Jesus would be willing to swing by and heal her knee? :)

7/25/2005 03:38:00 PM

 
Blogger betsy said...

think she'd be worried about her knee if the whole weary world was done for?

7/25/2005 04:30:00 PM

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yet another reason for the space program......satellite photos of what's to come.

7/26/2005 12:29:00 AM

 
Blogger Cindy said...

As if we don't have enough sand here already.

7/26/2005 08:17:00 AM

 

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