INTRODUCTION:Arizona is a state in the southwestern region of the United States. It is also part of the Western United States and of the Mountain West states. It is the sixth largest and the 14th most populous of the 50 states. Its capital and largest city is Phoenix. Arizona is one of the Four Corners states.
GET IN:Summer thunderstorms (July – September) provide beauty, excitement, and much needed water to
Grand Canyon, but they also bring risk. Dangerous, potentially deadly, lightning accompanies
thunderstorms. Lightning has killed and injured visitors to the park.
While absolute safety from lightning cannot be assured, knowledge and good judgment can help you reduce risk. Learn lightning dangers, practice basic safety precautions, and instruct your children to be aware.