US 89 Tunnel Fire
Burn scars can pose a problem during monsoon season.
Interstate 40 near Winslow during a dust storm
Summer means our monsoon season has arrived. According to the National Weather Service, Arizona’s summer monsoon season starts mid-June and lasts through the end of September. We can anticipate storms that bring lightning, rain and walls of dust. Driving through a dust storm can be dangerous and ill-advised, no matter where you are.
Don't cross a flooded roadway
It's easy to think running water on a roadway isn't a big threat. But you would be wrong. Your car can be swept away in just 12 inches of water.
Checking tire pressure is part of monsoon safety
Is your car rainstorm ready? Monsoon season is here and it's important for you and your car to be ready.
Pull Aside Stay Alive
Be prepared! Take our latest Monsoon Awareness Quiz to make sure you're ready to hit the road this season.
Variable speed limit corridor sign
Interstate 10 drivers between Eloy and Picacho Peak should expect something very different this summer when storms hit: reduced speed limits, speed feedback signs and new overhead boards that display urgent safety messages.
Dust storm photo
In addition to learning more about monsoon season safety, we're encouraging you to create your own sign to keep people from driving into a dangerous dust storm.
The summer monsoon season is at hand. If you get caught in a heavy downpour, do you know what to do?


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