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Most of the time, it is pretty easy to figure out what types of weather phenomena we need to avoid while skydiving. Thunderstorms? Check. Strong and gusty winds? Check. Extremely cold temperatures? Check. Solid clouds at or below 2,000 feet? Sure. But there is a sneaky little devil out there that has killed and injured several skydivers, and some of them never saw it coming: the dust devil. Dust devils are nothing to fool around with, especially while under canopy. And even though we often see and hear about them popping up in the desert, dust devils can actually form just about anywhere. more »