The Grapes of Wrath
"An even blanket covered the earth. It settled on the corn, piled up on the tops of the fence posts, piled up on the wires; it settled on roofs, blanketed the weeds and trees." - The Grapes of Wrath
"During a night the wind raced faster over the land, dug cunningly among the rootlets of the corn, and the corn fought the wind with its weakened leaves until the roots were freed by the prying wind and then each stalk settled wearily sideways toward the earth and pointed the direction of the wind." - The Grapes of Wrath
People to take cover in their houses and barns as the winds pick up, and dust starts to fly through the air.
A man and his son dig dust out from around fence posts, and work to fix the fence, enclosing a pasture.
"Little by little the sky was darkened by the mixing dust, and the wind fell over the earth, loosened the dust, and carried it away." - The Grapes of Wrath