Outdoors

Arizona Monsoon Season Arrives (PHOTOS)

Arizona's monsoon season has arrived. Last night a dusty storm blew through the state, bringing (a little) relief from the high heat and a great excuse to snap a photo or two. Arizonans took to social media to share what they saw. Including the awe-inducing shot above, here are five images and videos from Instagram, Twitter, and Vine that capture 2013's first summer haboob.

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Becky Bartkowski is an award-winning journalist and the arts and music editor at New Times, where she writes about art, fashion, and pop culture.
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