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Heavy rain causes flooding in Phoenix

Heavy rain causes flooding in Phoenix

A storm that rolled through metropolitan Phoenix on Sunday morning brought about a half inch of rain, sent water rushing through washes and flooded homes in Scottsdale.

July 21, 2013 5:08 pmLoading…

Interstate 10 reopens after crash

Westbound Interstate 10 is now open about 15 miles east of Tucson at milepost 285.

July 20, 2013 3:28 pmLoading…
Photos: Alaska flooding

Photos: Alaska flooding

An ice-clogged river in Alaska's interior that submerged much of a remote town was flowing again Thursday, sparing another nervous community in its path. Floodwaters were dropping in Galena after the 30-mile ice jam downriver on the Yukon River broke and began moving Wednesday evening, emer…

May 30, 2013 10:16 pmLoading…

Storm leaves several motorists, students stranded in Tucson

A thunderstorm rolled into the Tucson-area Thursday afternoon and dumped heavy rain in portions of the city flooding roads and stranding motorists.

September 06, 2012 4:09 pmLoading…
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…
Pima County to buy 172 acres of Rincon Valley land for $1M

Pima County to buy 172 acres of Rincon Valley land for $1M

Pima County is preparing to buy 172 acres of land in the Rincon Valley on the southwest side of Tucson. The Board of Supervisors will vote on the deal today.

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Storm's flooding closes several Tucson-area roads

The following roads and intersections around Tucson have been closed this evening because of flooding from monsoon storms:

August 18, 2011 6:56 pmLoading…
Tucson: Where the most, least rain has fallen this monsoon

Tucson: Where the most, least rain has fallen this monsoon

We're 37 days into the 108-day monsoon, and here's an update on how much rainfall we've seen around Tucson.

July 22, 2011 12:15 pmLoading…
A look at the 'bursts' and 'breaks' of the Arizona monsoon

A look at the 'bursts' and 'breaks' of the Arizona monsoon

As this week's weather pattern in Tucson reveals, monsoon's rains are not constant. Instead, these thunderstorms occur in a pattern of bursts and breaks. This graphic explains how it works.

July 14, 2011 5:58 pmLoading…
Tucson's monsoon rainfall totals through July 12

Tucson's monsoon rainfall totals through July 12

With a break in the monsoon rainfall action expected for at least the next few days around Tucson, here's a look at rain totals for monsoon's first 27 days.

July 12, 2011 6:30 pmLoading…

Water floods area denuded by fire, damaging 4 homes

At least four homes were severely damaged by flooding Sunday afternoon in the Miller Canyon area.

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Rain is big relief after 2nd-driest half-year ever

Rain is big relief after 2nd-driest half-year ever

Vehicles are forced to turn around at the Rodeo Wash on the south side. Tuesday's rain followed Tucson's second-driest half-year on record, 81 consecutive days without rain. The streak was finally broken on June 30.

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Monsoon storm

Monsoon storm

Vehicles turn around near the Rodeo Wash near East Irvington Road and South 1st Ave after a monsoon storm on July 5, 2011 in Tucson, Ariz.

July 05, 2011 6:36 pm
Monsoon storm

Monsoon storm

People take photos near the Rodeo Wash near East Irvington Road and South 1st Ave after a monsoon storm on July 5, 2011 in Tucson, Ariz.

July 05, 2011 6:35 pm
Monsoon storm

Monsoon storm

People walk by a tent seen in power lines near East Irvington Road and South 6th Ave after a monsoon storm on July 5, 2011 in Tucson, Ariz.

July 05, 2011 6:35 pm

Two people rescued from wash in first such event of the season

A man and woman in their 30’s were stranded near the Pantano wash Monday night when a rainstorm flooded the area with swift-running water.

July 04, 2011 9:43 pmLoading…
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…

Wildfires bring rush to insure for floods

Insurance experts are warning people in areas burned by wildfires to prepare for the second disaster - flows of black water, full of ash and debris, that will flood these areas when the summer rains come.

June 10, 2011 12:00 am Related

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Floods, winds menace South after West's major snowfall

Floods, winds menace South after West's major snowfall

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Residents of some Western and Plains states were digging out Friday after an early blast of snow. Meanwhile, heavy rain and winds that toppled trees, power lines and church steeples lashed parts of the South, leaving three people dead.

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