A dust storm rolls into the Phoenix area Monday evening. (Nick Oza/AP/The Arizona Republic)

A massive dust storm — which was estimated to be 50 miles wide — hit the Phoenix area earlier this month. This latest storm was not a big as the last, Austin Jamison, a National Weather Service meteorologist, told the AP.

See video and photos from the storm below:

A dust storm rolls through the Ahwatukee and south Phoenix area, Monday. (Nick Oza/AP/The Arizona Republic)

Motorists travel along Interstate 10 during a dust storm Monday. (Michael Schennum/AP/The Arizona Republic)

A sign warns motorists of low visibility and high winds conditions. (Michael Schennum/AP/The Arizona Republic)

A vehicle drives through a brown cloud of blowing sand during a dust storm Monday, July 18, in Phoenix. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)