Inside North American monsoon season


Today’s Video of the Day comes from NASA Goddard and features a look at the causes and effects of North American monsoon season.

Monsoon season in North America typically takes place in late summer, when warm, moist air moves up the western coast of Mexico into the southwestern United States. This typically triggers more frequent and potent thunderstorms and precipitation.

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By Rory Arnold, Earth.com

Video Credit: NASA Goddard