MIDLAND, Texas -- People in Midland, Texas, were a bit surprised by what the wind blew in after tumbleweeds nearly covered a home.

You can see the weeds piled up along the house, on top and even crammed in the backyard.

Homeowner Josh Pitman was a bit lost for words when he first saw it.

A text message with the picture of the entire left side of our house here, and it s just completely covered with tumbleweeds most ridiculous thing I ve ever seen, said Pitman.

He says he recently tore down a fence in his front yard that probably would have protected his home from the tumbleweed attack.

Pitman expects to spend the rest of the week cleaning up the mess.

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