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Jan 1, 2015

04:48:23 GMT--Extreme Weather - North-America - USA

EDIS Number: ST-20150101-46515-USA

Date / time: 01/01/2015 04:45:20 [UTC]

Event: Extreme Weather

Area: North-America

Country: USA

State/County: State of California

Location: Pasadena

Number of Deads: N/A

Number of Injured: N/A

Number of Infected: N/A

Number of Missing: N/A

Number of Affected: N/A

Number of Evacuated: N/A

Damage level: N/A


A tranquil looking scene turned chaotic Wednesday near the Rose Bowl in what's being described as a "dust devil" event. While there wasn't a cloud in sight, tornado-like winds whipped up fanfest tents and tossed debris, sending people scattering as if there was severe weather. Sister station KTLA reports that a meteorologist with the National Weather Service viewed video posted to YouTube and said the incident was likely a dust devil. The meteorologist told KTLA that winds in the area were strong as a cold storm system lingered over Southern California. The Pasadena Fire Department treated three people for minor injuries and a fourth who suffered a finger injury, none of the injured people needed to go to the hospital.

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