This Day in Weather History: April 14th

“Black Sunday” brings a cloud of dust unlike the United States has ever seen

It was on this day in 1935 that one of the worst dust storms in US history swept down the plains.

It was on this day in 1935, that a giant cloud of dust enveloped the Great Plains. It was the peak of the of the Dust Bowl and the day would become known as “Black Sunday”.


About the Author:

Justin Horne is a meteorologist and reporter for KSAT 12 News. When severe weather rolls through, Justin will hop in the KSAT 12 Storm Chaser to safely bring you the latest weather conditions from across South Texas. On top of delivering an accurate forecast, Justin often reports on one of his favorite topics: Texas history.