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Posted: Thursday, June 13, 2013 4:30 pm | Updated: 4:51 pm, Thu Jun 13, 2013.

In the middle of a bone-dry pasture in Sapello, N.M., as wind kicked up a stinging, choking dust storm recently, it was easy to imagine what the 1930s Dust Bowl felt like.

The Sapello sandstorms didn’t quite reach the size of the whirling haboobs that have rolled through Arizona and Albuquerque this year, but they are frightening signs of drought in this small village near Mora.

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