Black Sunday (storm)

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The "Black Sunday" dust storm approaches Spearman in northern Texas, April 14, 1935.

Black Sunday refers to a very bad dust storm that happened on April 14, 1935. The storm happened as part of the Dust Bowl.[1] It was one of the worst dust storms in American history. It caused a lot of economic and agricultural damage.[2] It is estimated to have moved 300 million tons of topsoil from the prairie area in the US.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Black Sunday Dust Storm of 14 April 1935". National Weather Service: Norman, Oklahoma Weather Forecast Office. Retrieved 23 May 2012.
  2. "Black Sunday: April 14, 1935". PBS. Retrieved 24 May 2012.
  3. Black Blizzard, History Channel documentary.