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Blinking red light in the night sky. The future is changing, but it's hard to tell. Welcome to Night Vale.
— Cecil

"The Sandstorm" is the 19th episode of Welcome to Night Vale. It was released in two parts on March 15, 2013.


A dangerous sandstorm threatens Night Vale. Plus, baseball opening day, a look at financial news, and Cecil finds himself in a strange new place.

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Step 1: Write down the names of everyone you know. Step 2: Rearrange the letters. Step 3: This will reveal a great secret of time.
— Proverb


  • This is the podcast's first double episode. Part A is a "typical" installment of Welcome to Night Vale narrated by Cecil, who briefly trades places with Kevin, his counterpart in Desert Bluffs, just before the weather.
  • "Eliezer's Waltz" also appears in the weather segment of "Part B", covered by Disparition.