The wet monsoon will continue through August. Here's what that means for Arizona's drought

By Lauren Gilger
Published: Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 11:28am

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The monsoon in Arizona lasts from June 15 through Sept. 30.

Thursday was a rainy morning in the Valley as powerful monsoon storms storms pounded the city overnight. The National Weather Service reports parts of Phoenix got 2 inches of rain since Wednesday night.

It’s just the latest storm in what’s been a wet monsoon season in Arizona. All the rain is easing drought conditions in some ways — but maybe not others.

For more on all of this, The Show spoke to Alex Hager who covers the Colorado River Basin for KUNC in Colorado.

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