Th city's Public Works, Code Enforcement, and Community Services divisions, plus the San Bernardino County Fire Department, worked overtime loading the tumbleweeds into garbage trucks. "The primary goal is to clear the front of the houses, to remove the tumbleweeds in order to allow residents safe access to their homes,” said Jones. “With the winds as strong as they are, as soon as they clear certain areas, more tumbleweeds are blowing right back in.”
You honestly kind of have to see this to believe it, so check out the tweets below to get a sense of how bizarre this truly was. And maybe start on that screenplay: The Flood of the Tumbleweeds: The True Story of Victorville, California.