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Viewfinder: An Unexpected Storm

Here’s a photodump of your pictures posted on social media Thursday evening as an unexpected storm cell moved through La Paz County northwest and over the town of Parker, AZ. It brought with it thunder, lightning, rain and a huge dust cloud. Thankfully, everything is bright and sunny Friday morning in Parker ahead of Memorial Day weekend, and the weather …

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Viewfinder: Finger Mountain

Via Michael Collins and Ted Sutton Finger Mountain is the name affectionately given to this part of the Whipple Mountain range west of Parker, AZ. The range can be seen from many miles around and is a recognizable landmark, but few will see the protruding rock formation from this angle. The Colorado River can be seen in the background snaking …

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Viewfinder: C-130 at Parker Airport

A C-130 Hercules full of U.S. Marines on training exercises spends the day at Parker Airport while the high winds ground the plane. Photo via Melissa Wright Photography. (Thanks to Andy Jones and Kyle Conlon for the correction on the plane model.)

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Viewfinder: What is this?

Does anybody know why a can would be strapped to a post in the middle of the desert? Answers in the comments section below. (If anybody has a similar question about strange items in the desert, please use our contact link above to get in touch!)

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Viewfinder: Parker 425 Live Coverage

PHOTO FEED: Josh Savino Parker Area Chamber of Commerce Race-Dezert.com Sergio Cordova @mirandasloat @stevengineer Parker Area Chamber of Commerce @raulfelix @fernandavpt @kingshocks

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