sirocco \suh-ROK-oh\ , noun;
1. Any hot, oppressive wind, especially one in the warm sector of a cyclone.
2. A hot, dry, dust laden wind blowing from northern Africa and affecting parts of southern Europe.
3. A warm, sultry south or southeast wind accompanied by rain.
So that's the name of the blast furnace-like gusts around here.
That's two weather-related words in a row that apply to the weather around here. I hope the next word is "precipitation".