This took place in Victorville, California, when storm strength winds pushed an incredible amount of tumbleweeds from the desert. Victorville is located at the southwestern edge of the Mojave Desert, the city is located in the High Desert, an area known for its unique and moderate weather patterns. The National Weather Service has maintained a weather station in Victorville since 1917. Official records show that Victorville has a cold desert climate with four distinct seasons. Black ice sometimes occurs in winter.