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Monsoon could be wetter than normal

Monsoon could be wetter than normal

The monsoon — Tucson’s summer rainy season — begins Sunday, and here’s a splash of good news for our drought-stricken area: Weather experts say we could see more rain than normal.

June 14, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
July's monsoon drenched mountains, border region

July's monsoon drenched mountains, border region

Try though he did to stay dry, this cyclist couldn't protect himself from Friday's rain on North Stone Avenue at Speedway. Still, it was little compared with Douglas, which had its wettest month in history with 10.23 inches.

August 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
July's monsoon drenched mountains, border region

July's monsoon drenched mountains, border region

It was a productive July for monsoon rains in Southern Arizona, particularly atop our mountains and along our southern border.

August 01, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson monsoon: Rain chances now at 'above' normal

Tucson monsoon: Rain chances now at 'above' normal

According to an updated three-month forecast from the National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center, Tucson's chances for rain are looking up.

June 23, 2012 12:00 pm Related Loading…
She's back — La Niña reappears in the Pacific Ocean

She's back — La Niña reappears in the Pacific Ocean

Who can forget this past February's record low evening temperatures and burst water pipes? According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, we should prepare for more of the same this winter.

September 08, 2011 3:00 pmLoading…

July was 16th-hottest ever in Tucson; we'll flip a coin for August

July was hot - just as you might have expected. The National Weather Service's Tucson Weather Forecast Office recapped the month in a report released Monday. Here's how July breaks down:

August 02, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

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