Monsoon storm creates large dust cloud in northwest Valley

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(Source: 3TV/CBS 5) (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
(Source: 3TV/CBS 5) (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
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A large dust cloud was spotted in the northwest part of the Valley Friday afternoon as monsoon storms moved into the region.

The dust cloud was reported near Loop 303 and Happy Valley Road as it was moving south. 

[READ MORE: Monsoon brings hail, rain and first big dust storm of season]

Viewers sent videos to 3TV/CBS 5 of the dust clouds as it moved through roads and highways in the Valley.

[SLIDESHOW: Best of Arizona's 2017 monsoon]

Monsoon possibilities are expected to pick up over the next several days. There was no guarantee of getting a gully washer into the Valley, but the prospects have increased. 

[SPECIAL SECTION: Monsoon 2017]

The National Weather Service advises drivers to pull over during dust storms to stay safe.

[READ MORE: Monsoon Season 101]

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