With summer officially here, it is time for some crazy monsoon weather bringing high winds, dust, haboobs, and lots of rain with thunderstorms. The Southwest is known for hosting a number of monsoons during the summer months, especially in the town of Glendale, which is home to Luke Air Force Base.
If you just spoke with a Luke AFB realtor and are new to the area, you need to know what to expect when a monsoon hits. Haboobs are very common during monsoons. A Haboob is a wall of billowing dust and they happen a lot in Arizona during the summer. They usually occur in the late afternoon and make for some bad driving conditions. It is best to stay off the road when you know there is a chance for a haboob.
Rain is also another common occurrence during monsoons. It is still very hot out, … Read more