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Rain sweeps across Tucson, leaving flood potential

Rain sweeps across Tucson, leaving flood potential

The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning late this afternoon for the Tucson metro area.

August 21, 2012 3:26 pmLoading…
Storms head toward Tucson, flood Nogales

Storms head toward Tucson, flood Nogales

Heavy rainfall has caused several city streets in Nogales to flood and city officials are asking Nogales residents to stay indoors and off the road to prevent back ups and problems.

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Tucson area under a flash flood watch

The National Weather Service has downgraded a flash flood warning to a flash flood watch for northeastern Pima County, including the City of Tucson.

July 29, 2012 1:58 pmLoading…
Storm whacks Cochise County; 2 swept away, but they're OK

Storm whacks Cochise County; 2 swept away, but they're OK

Miller Canyon homeowner Ron Morales had to use a tractor to fix this road that was washed out during flooding Monday evening. "The rain was coming down in sheets," said Paul Cimino of the Sierra Vista Fire Department.

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Storm whacks Cochise County; 2 swept away, but they're OK

Storm whacks Cochise County; 2 swept away, but they're OK

Knowing that major rainfall was in the wind, Miller Canyon homeowners had their sandbags up and ready for the flooding.

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Storm whacks Cochise County; 2 swept away, but they're OK

Storm whacks Cochise County; 2 swept away, but they're OK

Cochise County workers using heavy equipment are busy repairing damage from Monday's storm, including this washed-out area on Stoneridge Road in the area severely burned in last year's Monument Fire.

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Storm whacks Cochise County; 2 swept away, but they're OK

Storm whacks Cochise County; 2 swept away, but they're OK

A major monsoon storm walloped Sierra Vista and other Cochise County areas Monday evening - sweeping two people away in a wall of water and leaving some roads and washes flooded early Tuesday.

July 18, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Thousands without power after fierce storm blows through Tucson

Thousands without power after fierce storm blows through Tucson

Severe thunderstorms have left at least 5,000 customers without power this evening and Oracle Road is closed from Limberlost to River Road until at least  11 p.m.

July 15, 2012 4:59 pm Related Loading…
Tucson area under flash flood watch

Tucson area under flash flood watch

The Tucson area and much of Southeast Arizona are under a flash flood watch until 5 p.m. A flash flood watch means that conditions are becoming favorable for widespread flash flooding to develop.

July 04, 2012 7:42 am Related Loading…
Happy first day of monsoon! Wait, is it really?

Happy first day of monsoon! Wait, is it really?

So, you probably already know monsoon is a season. In the past, this season was ushered in based on the dew-point data: Have three days in a row at average dew point of 54 degrees or higher? Well, then monsoon started on the first of those three days.

June 15, 2011 6:15 pmLoading…

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