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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.

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Forecast for Arizona's fire season, monsoon a tough call this year

Forest fire experts usually base part of their annual fire outlook on whether the dominant weather pattern is the so-called El Niño or the opposite La Niña.

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'12 in a dead heat for hottest year in Tucson records

'12 in a dead heat for hottest year in Tucson records

Despite several gully washers during the rainy season, Tucson received only 7.66 inches of rainfall this year, which is one reason for the heat.

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'12 in a dead heat for hottest year in Tucson records

'12 in a dead heat for hottest year in Tucson records

We're all too familiar with heat in these parts - but now we must warm up to the idea that 2012 is likely to tie the mark for the hottest year on record in Tucson.

December 30, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Get ready for anything as monsoon approaches

Get ready for anything as monsoon approaches

Here's the official outlook for monsoon moisture in the Tucson area this summer: Who knows?

June 10, 2012 12:01 am Related Loading…

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