CNN PRODUCER NOTE Mahkya Askew was driving his father around his neighborhood in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on March 21, when they came across what he described as a tumbleweed takeover. 'It looked like a scene from the "Wizard of Oz,"' he said. He says he would usually see a few tumbleweeds collect on the side of his yard from time to time. 'But lately they've been piling up on top of each other, and they can get as tall as a six-foot tall fence,' he explained.
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- Jareen, CNN iReport producer