Hi All, Until Leo replies, I'm sending a link that is short and sweet from Ed Phillips who was a long-time weather man in Arizona. It explains the phenomena known as "monsoon" moisture in Arizona. http://ag.arizona.edu/maricopa/garden/… Celeste Gornick Phoenix, AZ USA -----Original Message----- From: Leo Martin <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: pbs <email@example.com> Sent: Wed, Aug 24, 2016 9:17 am Subject: Re: [pbs] Lycoris in pots Jane McGary asked some questions, but I don't have the opportunity now for the detailed reply they deserve. So I'll reply later. Leo Martin Phoenix Arizona USA > I would think that the US Southwest, where Leo lives, would be similar, but does the monsoon pattern bring atmospheric humidity there in late summer? We imagine deserts always have low humidity, but is that wrong?