Quiz Question: In summertime, intense thunderstorms can strike Arizona. What’s this season of storms called?
The given options are:
- Dust devil
Correct Answer: Monsoon
Fact: Near the Grand Canyon and other parts of the Colorado Plateau’s high desert, the monsoon spans the months of July, August, and September. Afternoon thunderstorms can materialize without warning and cause severe flooding. Fortunately, the National Weather Service provides monsoon forecasts and flash flood potential ratings for the area.