Sure, it’s a little muggy today , last night’s storms weren’t conducive to a good night’s sleep, and the rare June sandbagging effort has been underway at a few homes along the Cannon and Little Cannon Rivers.
But it could be worse; you could live in Phoenix.
This storm, a “haboob,” hit on Saturday, coinciding with the Arizona Department of Transportation effort to call attention to haboobs by encouraging Twitter users to tweet their haboob haiku.
The haboob hubbub
The word glorifies dust walls
Just keep yourself safe.
Clearly we need some “humidity haiku” in these parts.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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