Desert hillsides are green and dotted with a few wildflowers following rains.
The monsoon spent most of Saturday getting worked up before unleashing a barrage of rain, hail and wind throughout the Tucson area early in the evening.
Tucson fire crews are sent out on two swift-water rescues.
The Tucson metro area didn't see much measurable rain in the last 24 hours, but a storm rolling in from the south promises most of the city will see some moisture this afternoon.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for south central Pima County in effect until 7:15 p.m.
Greater Tucson received a trace of rain overnight — .08 of an inch here and there — but it was the Green Valley area that was deluged.
Sharknado is so last weekend.
An Oro Valley teen had to be rescued from a wash Friday afternoon.
At least schools in the Tucson Unified School District were impacted by strong storms Friday.
Staff at a southside school had to be evacuated after a fierce storm blew through this afternoon, knocking down power poles and damaging the building's roof.
While the Tucson metro area had a break from monsoon activity Sunday, surrounding areas received small amounts of rain according to the Pima County Regional Flood Control District.
All lanes of traffic on South Houghton Road near East Irvington road are expected to be open by 6 a.m. Monday.
Three children playing in a dry riverbed were lucky to escape unscathed when a wall of water came rushing toward them after monsoon rains had swept through Tucson.
About 1,500 Tucsonans are without power this evening after a monsoon storm swept through the Old Pueblo mid-afternoon.
It’s monsoon pandemonium in Tucson this afternoon.
Yesterday's predicted 30 percent chance of rain didn't amount to much in most of the Tucson area.
Tucson’s consecutive streak of 100-degree or higher days continues with the National Weather Service saying it hit the century mark shortly before heavy rains arrived.
Tucson hit 106 degrees today, extending to 27 days — or all of June — that the mercury has sizzled to triple digits.
Vast expanses of the main pond at Agua Caliente Park northeast of Tucson have dried up in the drought — and even 55,000 gallons of well water pumped daily into the spring-fed pond won’t refill it, officials say.
El Día de San Juan is almost upon us and the summer rains can legitimately begin in three days.
Welcome to the first day of Tucson's monsoon. It'll probably be hotter today than it was Friday. But the National Weather Service says there is a teeny, tiny chance of rain.
The North American monsoon, the annual wind shift that brings our summer rainy season, is both dependable and unpredictable.
It's always underfoot, takes a beating from our summer sun, and often provides material for jokes among gardeners.
Summer's heat is drawing near, and many sun-loving plants are just beginning to thrive.