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Contact: Mari N. Jensen
University of Arizona

Tucson Summer Thunderstorm

Caption: In the American Southwest, precipitation during the summer monsoon season provides a significant portion of the annual precipitation. Here lightning strikes over southern Arizona's Tucson Mountains during a 2010 monsoon thunderstorm.

Credit: Copyright Daniel Griffin, University of Arizona

Usage Restrictions: This image may only be used to accompany a story about the research described in the release, Monsoon Failure Key to Long Droughts in Southwest

Related news release: Monsoon failure key to long droughts in Southwest

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