monsoon season News

Arizona Sheriff’s Office Decides Not to Enforce ‘Stupid-Motorist Law’

This monsoon season, Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office will not enforce a law that permits some motorists to be billed for the cost of their rescue from flash floods because authorities worry people who can’t afford the fine won’t call for …

New Mexico Enjoys Quiet After Series of Severe Storms This Year

The conditions proved to be just right this year in New Mexico for a wave of severe weather that prompted double the average number of warnings issued by forecasters in a typical year, but the flurry of activity seems to …

Asian Monsoon Season Becoming More Predictable

For much of Asia, the pace of life is tuned to rhythms of monsoons. The summer rainy season is especially important for securing the water and food supplies for more than a billion people. Its variations can mean the difference …

New Mexico Getting Federal Funds for Flood Repairs

At the request of New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, the President has declared a federal disaster for Lincoln and Sandoval counties and the Pueblo of Santa Clara for post-fire flooding from this year’s monsoon season. The governor’s office says the …