"Monsoon" refers to any wind that reverses direction seasonally and it has big impacts on our summer weather in Arizona.
Haboobs are giant walls of dust created from high winds rushing out of a collapsing thunderstorm.
Monsoon rains have the ability to flood one part of the Valley and leave another part completely untouched.
Downburst winds can be as strong as hurricane force winds and do a lot of damage each year.
Lightning and thunder are two of the first signs of a monsoon storm.
How to protect yourself when severe weather strikes.