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Flood control channels have been damaged elsewhere

In Colorado and N. California, floods have damaged structures meant for flood protection.

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El Nino may pose Santa Cruz flood risk to downtown

El Nino may pose Santa Cruz flood risk to downtown

Experts disagree over whether other, bank-protected washes are vulnerable to flooding.

October 31, 2015 7:57 pm Video Photos

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East Coast likely to dodge hurricane, but flooding looms

East Coast likely to dodge hurricane, but flooding looms

Millions along the East Coast breathed a little easier Friday after forecasters said Hurricane Joaquin would probably veer out to sea. But a freakishly powerful rainstorm fueled in part by the hurricane threatened to bring ruinous flooding to parts of the Atlantic Seaboard over the weekend.

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Road into popular Cave Creek Canyon closed indefinitely

Road into popular Cave Creek Canyon closed indefinitely

A 19-mile stretch of Forest Road 42 is closed.

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Steller: Homeless pair prepares in Santa Cruz bottom

Steller: Homeless pair prepares in Santa Cruz bottom

You think you've got concerns about the rains forecast for today and tomorrow?

September 17, 2014 12:30 pm Photos

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City closes bridges across Santa Cruz

City officials will announce further details at about 4 p.m.

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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

Rains shut down part of Harrison Road.

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Monsoon is on target

Rain falling daily since July 3.

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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.

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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

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