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The September 2012 edition of National Geographic Magazine features a cover story that asks a question that has likely been on many people's minds in recent…Read More »









years: What's up with the weather? The story investigates some of the weather extremes seen around the world, from tornado outbreaks to devastating floods, and features a series of arresting images along the way. Click through for more highlights from the issue, on newsstands since Aug. 28, and available for iPad on the App Store.

Above, the biggest dust storm in living memory rolls into Phoenix, Ariz., on July 5, 2011, reducing visibility to zero. Desert thunderstorms kicked up a wall of dust and sand a mile high.    Less «
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