“There are signs that the cloud is living up to the hype. Michael Lowry, an atmospheric scientist at the Federal Emergency Management Agency, said the cloud shattered the previous record for dust across the tropical Atlantic, as measured by the MODIS satellite.” As it does every year, a Saharan dust cloud has arrived at the U.S. Gulf Coast. Only this time, it’s bigger. Like, Godzilla bigger. (Something worse than expected happened in 2020? No way?)