RSSMonsoon

Monsoon brings hard rains, 2 swift-water rescues

Monsoon brings hard rains, 2 swift-water rescues

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.

July 05, 2014 7:28 pm Related Loading…

Classic monsoon storm brings hail, high winds

Classic monsoon storm brings hail, high winds

Tucson fire crews are sent out on two swift-water rescues.

July 05, 2014 7:08 pm Photos

Photos

Related Loading…

Scattered storms expected throughout afternoon in Tucson

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. 

August 25, 2013 2:55 pm Related Loading…

Flash flood warning issued for Pima County

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for south central Pima County in effect until 7:15 p.m.

August 18, 2013 1:58 pm Related Loading…

Greater Tucson damp, while Green Valley receives most of the rain overnight

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.

August 06, 2013 8:55 amLoading…

Tucson has own version of Sharknado: The Palmsoon

Sharknado is so last weekend.

July 27, 2013 2:40 pmLoading…

Oro Valley teen fished out of flooded wash

Oro Valley teen fished out of flooded wash

An Oro Valley teen had to be rescued from a wash Friday afternoon.

July 26, 2013 5:41 pm Photos

Photos

2 Tucson schools flooded in Friday storms

2 Tucson schools flooded in Friday storms

At least schools in the Tucson Unified School District were impacted by strong storms Friday.

July 26, 2013 5:17 pm Photos

Photos

Storm damages Tucson school, lightning may be cause of house fire

Storm damages Tucson school, lightning may be cause of house fire

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.

July 26, 2013 4:57 pm Video Loading…

Catalina area received the most rain Sunday

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. 

July 22, 2013 8:51 amLoading…

Update on Tucson road conditions

All lanes of traffic on South Houghton Road near East Irvington road are expected to be open by 6 a.m. Monday. 

July 21, 2013 6:45 pmLoading…

3 children rescued after “wall of water” traps them in Tucson riverbed

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.

July 20, 2013 8:41 pm

1,500 without power after Tucson storm

1,500 without power after Tucson storm

About 1,500 Tucsonans are without power this evening after a monsoon storm swept through the Old Pueblo mid-afternoon.

July 20, 2013 6:06 pm Related Loading…

Tucson firefighters answer 3 swift water rescue calls in an hour

July 20, 2013 6:02 pm Related

Related

Loading…

Tucson’s wild weather creating challenges for motorists, rescuers

It’s monsoon pandemonium in Tucson this afternoon.

July 20, 2013 4:09 pm

Avra Valley got most of the rain during a dry-ish 24 hours in the Old Pueblo

Yesterday's predicted 30 percent chance of rain didn't amount to much in most of the Tucson area.

July 18, 2013 11:42 amLoading…

Tucson heat streak hangs on — barely

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.

July 05, 2013 2:42 pmLoading…

Tucson high hits 106; hotter this weekend

Tucson hit 106 degrees today, extending to 27 days — or all of June — that the mercury has sizzled to triple digits.

June 27, 2013 12:28 pm Related

Related

Loading…

Main pond at Agua Caliente Park drying up

Main pond at Agua Caliente Park drying up

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.

June 26, 2013 5:03 pm Video Loading…

Big Jim: Summer rains

Big Jim: Summer rains

El Día de San Juan is almost upon us and the summer rains can legitimately begin in three days.

June 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Monsoon 'debut' is today, but don't expect rain just yet

Monsoon 'debut' is today, but don't expect rain just yet

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.

June 15, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…

Monsoon's on the way. Really.

Monsoon's on the way. Really.

The North American monsoon, the annual wind shift that brings our summer rainy season, is both dependable and unpredictable.

June 09, 2013 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Related Loading…

Caliche is such a menace that it helps to make jokes about it

It's always underfoot, takes a beating from our summer sun, and often provides material for jokes among gardeners.

May 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Summer approaches, so give heat-loving plants a home

Summer approaches, so give heat-loving plants a home

Summer's heat is drawing near, and many sun-loving plants are just beginning to thrive.

May 12, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Activate

Featured businesses

View more...

Deals, offers & events

View more...