Damage From a Dust Devil at the Coconino County Fairgrounds
September 14, 2000
On September 14 2000 between 1:00 and 1:30 PM MST a dust devil formed at the Coconino County
Fairgrounds and caused property damage and personal injuries. The dust
devil produced winds estimated as high as 75 mph and caused beam damage
to a permanent structure. Further damage occurred to tents and aluminum tent poles.
Various debris was tossed about an area covering 200 by 300 yards.