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  • Monsoon 101: Why do we say 'Monsoon'

    Monsoon 101: Why do we say 'Monsoon'

    Friday, June 9 2017 8:43 PM EDT2017-06-10 00:43:24 GMT

    The monsoon is a singular word that describes all the storms that form during the summer. Monsoon is derived from the Arabic word "mausim" which means "season" or "wind-shift".  The wind shift refers

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    Monsoon is derived from the Arabic word "mausim" which means "season" or "wind-shift".

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  • Monsoon 101: Dry microbursts and the damage they can do

    Monsoon 101: Dry microbursts and the damage they can do

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 1:08 PM EDT2014-06-17 17:08:06 GMT
    Friday, June 9 2017 7:44 PM EDT2017-06-09 23:44:29 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    Microbursts are common in southern Arizona during the Monsoon. They often take down power poles, leaving us in the dark and without air conditioning during the hottest part of the summer! First, it's important

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    Microbursts are common in southern Arizona during the Monsoon. They often take down power poles, leaving us in the dark and without air conditioning during the hottest part of the summer! First, it's important

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  • Avoid lightning strikes when thunder rumbles

    Avoid lightning strikes when thunder rumbles

    Tuesday, June 9 2015 11:17 AM EDT2015-06-09 15:17:06 GMT
    Tuesday, June 9 2015 7:16 PM EDT2015-06-09 23:16:30 GMT
    On average, lightning is the second deadliest weather hazard in the United States each year. As we near monsoon and thunderstorm activity increases, it is helpful to know the necessary steps to ensure safety in the event of a thunderstorm. These guidelines will help protect you this monsoon from thunderstorms producing widespread lightning.  More >>
    On average, lightning is the second deadliest weather hazard in the United States each year. As we near monsoon and thunderstorm activity increases, it is helpful to know the necessary steps to ensure safety in the event of a thunderstorm. These guidelines will help protect you this monsoon from thunderstorms producing widespread lightning.  More >>

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