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Tumbleweeds menace homeowners across Southwest [Video]
The Wall Street Journal investigates a scary side effect of the drought: Tumbleweed accumulations so massive and so rampant that they're trapping people inside their homes.
Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 12:00 PM
I'll keep rolling along; Deep in my heart is a song; Here on the range I belong; Drifting along with a tumbling tumbleweed
Queue up your favorite Ennio Morricone soundtrack
and head on over to the Wall Street Journal
for more on a tumbleweed invasion of truly biblical proportions that's sparked both fear ("I don't want to experience anything like that again. It was a little scary") and frustration ("One day you clean them out and the winds change and they're right back where they were") amongst residents of several states including Texas, New Mexico and Colorado.
Seriously, it's like the premise for a bad low-budget horror movie, which, no shocker, already exists
If you yourself have been recently impacted by this plague of tumbleweeds, please do tell us all about it in the comments section. How big and how bad are we talkin'? Like emergency rescue type of bad? Or got into work 10 minutes late because of 5-foot-tall tumbleweed formations in your driveway type of bad?
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