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Throwback Thursday: Arizona flooding in 1983 (copy)

Throwback Thursday: Arizona flooding in 1983 (copy)

 Flooding in 1983 spread from Phoenix to Nogales.

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Harrison Road closed to flooding

Harrison Road closed to flooding

Rains shut down part of Harrison Road.

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Monsoon is on target

Monsoon is on target

Rain falling daily since July 3.

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Flooding closes Nogales downtown port of entry

Flooding closes Nogales downtown port of entry

Storms also hit southeast, west of Tucson.

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Part-time Tucson musician in benefit for Sandy victims

Yachts were beached in her front yard, and the water inside singer-songwriter Linda Chorney's Sea Bright, N.J., townhouse rose to 8 feet during superstorm Sandy.

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Several Pima County roads still closed today

Here is a list of road closures in Pima County as well as area where motorists should be cautious driving across washes. It was updated at 8 a.m. Tuesday.

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Woman is found dead after car is swept away

Woman is found dead after car is swept away

A woman who was swept away by floodwaters was found dead in her vehicle Friday following an hours-long search effort northwest of Tucson.

September 08, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Woman is found dead after car is swept away

Woman is found dead after car is swept away

Angelina Carrasco was found dead Friday afternoon in her car, hours after rushing water carried it away.

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Woman is found dead after car is swept away

Woman is found dead after car is swept away

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection helicopter searches Brawley Wash for Angelina Carrasco, 52, who was swept away by floodwaters early Friday morning and found dead Friday afternoon. Her husband suffered a broken pelvis in the incident.

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Waterline in costly 1999 break shows new signs of giving out

Waterline in costly 1999 break shows new signs of giving out

The west-side water main unexpectedly broke in 1999, sending a torrent of water down streets and damaging several nearby homes. This time around, Tucson Water said sensors picked up problems in advance.

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Waterline in costly 1999 break shows new signs of giving out

Waterline in costly 1999 break shows new signs of giving out

The same water line that broke and flooded a west-side neighborhood in 1999 has shown signs that it is about to blow again. But this time there will be no repeat of the earlier disaster, which spilled 38 million gallons of water into the Paseo Vista Neighborhood.

August 15, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Crews working to rebuild Silverbell-Sunset washout

Crews working to rebuild Silverbell-Sunset washout

Storm water eroded the embankment and caused the collapse of 300 feet of road on Sunday. The intersection might be open late Friday. Meanwhile, drivers may use Interstate 10 and Ina or Camino del Cerro as alternatives.

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Crews working to rebuild Silverbell-Sunset washout

Crews working to rebuild Silverbell-Sunset washout

A major reconstruction project is under way after Sunday's storm swept away part of the Silverbell and Sunset roads intersection. Storm water eroded the embankment and caused the collapse of 300 feet of road, said Dave Cummings, operations division manager for the Pima County Transportation …

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Two saved in swift-water rescue north of Tucson

Two saved in swift-water rescue north of Tucson

Two people had to be rescued by members of the Northwest Fire District's Technical Rescue Team after their vehicle got stuck in rushing water at Sanders and Twin Peaks roads Sunday afternoon.

July 29, 2012 7:15 pm
Campground now closed at Chiricahua monument

Campground now closed at Chiricahua monument

The Horseshoe 2 Fire roared through this area near the Sugarloaf Trailhead in the Chiricahua National Monument last year.

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Campground now closed at Chiricahua monument

Campground now closed at Chiricahua monument

The Bonita Canyon Campground in the Chiricahua National Monument is a popular camping place, but has been closed until the risk of monsoon flooding subsides.

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Campground now closed at Chiricahua monument

Campground now closed at Chiricahua monument

The only campground at the popular Chiricahua National Monument has been closed indefinitely.

July 28, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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2 injured in flash flood south of Sierra Vista

Two people were swept downstream by flood waters during a storm Monday night in Carr Canyon, according to Cochise County officials.

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Flood danger following wildfires long-lasting

Flood danger following wildfires long-lasting

Last July, homeowner Mary Means took a rest on sandbags placed to protect her home in Sierra Vista from flooding.

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Flood danger following wildfires long-lasting

Flood danger following wildfires long-lasting

The flooding danger from wildfires lasts years and sometimes decades. Geologists and hydrologists who gathered at Biosphere 2 last week urged new strategies for anticipating damage from such floods, and better ways of measuring changes in watersheds and preparing strategies for lessening the…

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