Monsoon season typically starts in the spring and ends in the fall. Monsoon season is a time of turbulent weather creating severe thunderstorms. Severe thunderstorms may produce lightning, high winds, flash flooding, hail, and tornadoes.
Take care of the basics by assembling your 72-hour disaster kit and family disaster plan. Keep accessible your NOAA weather radio and extra batteries from your 72-hour disaster kit. To get involved in your community, consider taking the Skywarn Storm Spotter class. Subscribe to severe weather notification services like Interactive National Weather Service (iNWS) - http://inws.wrh.noaa.gov/
. Scan the skies 360 degrees around and overhead before leaving a safe location
Find more weather safety tips at the National Weather Service Albuquerque Office's Weather Safety Tips