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A massive dust storm hit the southeast Valley on Friday

The storm paused several high school football activities in the area.

PHOENIX — A massive wall of dust rolled across the southeast Valley on Friday evening pausing many high school football activities and halting traffic. 

The National Weather Service said winds up to 70 mph were expected as the storm passed through. 

The dust storm was making its way southwest toward Gila Bend at 7 p.m. 

Football games impacted

Friday night was the opening night of high school football season in Arizona. 

Poston Butte High School in San Tan Valley and Arizona Lutheran Academy in Phoenix shared photos on Twitter as the dust blew in ahead of Friday night's games. 

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