A Drier Than Usual Monsoon Season Is Plunging Arizona Deep Into Drought
Monsoon season is a double-edged sword: it can be dangerous — and even deadly — but the rain makes desert summers a tad more bearable. Unfortunately, this year isn’t shaping up quite like it usually does. Over 80% of the Grand Canyon State is currently experiencing drought conditions due to inadequate rainfall. Here’s what you need to know:
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.