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Northern Arizona meteorologists are predicting cooler water in the Sea of Cortez and a later start to the 2019 monsoon. (Wendy Howell/WGCN)

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Late start predicted for 2019 Arizona monsoon season

The towering, often terrifying thunderstorms that signal the start of Arizona’s monsoon season typically begin in mid-June and last through the end of September, but meteorologists say we’ll likely see a delayed start this year.