Are you ready? Monsoon season officially kicks off in the Valley

Monsoon season officially started in the Valley on Thursday and we're kicking off this year's monsoon season with some very hot temperatures, but thunderstorms, flash floods and dust storms aren't far behind.

VIDEO: FOX 10's Kristy Siefkin explains the reason for our annual monsoon and gives us a preview of what Mother Nature has in store for the next few months.