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How a cloud of dust from Africa is affecting your health in Houston

How a cloud of dust from Africa is affecting your health in Houston

hazy day in Houston due to windstorm from Africa
Expect a few hazy days over Houston. Courtesy of ABC13

Out with the storms, in with the dust.

A large cloud of dust all the way from Africa's Sahara Desert is blowing hot, dry, and hazy air over Houston Monday.

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality says this is a "fairly intense" African dust cloud, and it could be harmful to your health over the next few days.

ABC13 meteorologist Travis Herzog explains why it's happening and what it means. Read the full story from our news partners at ABC13 and watch the video below.

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