Nightly News   |  May 29, 2013

Sandstorm kicks up in California

Reduced visibility and wind gusts of up to 60 mph led to two pileups in Lancaster, Calif., where a sandstorm closed the Antelope Valley Freeway. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> a scary scene last night in california about 70 miles north of l.a., a stand storm during rush hour. visibility came down to zero and led to multiple wrecks including a 20-car pile-up. sand was carried in by 60 miles an hour wind ghosts which made the antelope valley look like the sahara desert at