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Crews respond to swift water rescue, flash flood warning in effect

Crews respond to swift water rescue, flash flood warning in effect

An 8-year-old girl and her father are safe after a swift water rescue in a wash on Tucson's southeast side. 

July 13, 2014 8:00 pm Video Photos

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Severe storms reported west of Tucson

Severe storms reported west of Tucson

Up to 1 inch of rain possible with storms.

July 08, 2014 5:12 pmLoading…
Calling on St. John the rainmaker

Calling on St. John the rainmaker

No real chances of precipitation at least until next week.

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Report: Southwest faces increased threat from drought, wildfires and heat

Report: Southwest faces increased threat from drought, wildfires and heat

Temperatures in the Southwest are rising faster compared to those of the U.S. as a whole, a new White House report ion climate shows.

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Simple device aims to aid drivers when dust storms hit

Simple device aims to aid drivers when dust storms hit

CASA GRANDE — A small, relatively inexpensive device a meteorologist built at his Mesa home in his spare time might lead to a warning system to help drivers avoid dangerous dust storms that sweep across Interstate 10 between Tucson and Phoenix.

March 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson had warmest winter on record, National Weather Service says

Tucson had warmest winter on record, National Weather Service says

If it didn’t feel like winter to you this year, that’s no surprise.

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Read the map and weep: the rain didn't fall where most of us live

Read the map and weep: the rain didn't fall where most of us live

After a wet July, Tucson received little monsoon rain this year.

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Thunderstorm drops up to 2 inches of rain on city and on Mount Lemmon

A thunderstorm swept through the Tucson area Tuesday afternoon dropping up to 2 inches of rain on the city's southwest side and on Mount Lemmon.

August 20, 2013 6:18 pmLoading…

Severe storm warnings for Tucson

The National Weather service has added flash flood warnings to its alerts in the Tucson region today.

August 20, 2013 2:30 pm Related Loading…
Chuck George resigns from Tucson's KOLD

Chuck George resigns from Tucson's KOLD

KOLD Channel 13 chief meteorologist Chuck George has resigned, following a medical leave that lasted longer than two months.

August 13, 2013 8:00 pmLoading…
Tucson ties 39-day heat streak record

Tucson ties 39-day heat streak record

Tucson hit 100 degrees at 2:39 p.m. Tuesday — tying the streak of 39 days of 100 degrees or higher, says the National Weather Service.

July 09, 2013 4:58 pmLoading…
Heavy rain falling in parts of Tucson

Heavy rain falling in parts of Tucson

A severe thunderstorm warning was issued this afternoon south of Tucson, especially over Green Valley.A radar image from the National Weather Service this afternoon showed storms all across eastern Pima County, including the Tucson metro area.Storm activity was also prevalent in Cochise and …

July 05, 2013 1:21 pmLoading…

Tucson hit high of 110 Friday

Tucson hit a high of 108 degrees Friday, extending the streak of consecutive days over 100 in June to 28, or the entire month.

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Massive storm system hitting Mid-Atlantic

WASHINGTON — A massive storm system that started in the Upper Midwest brought soaking rains and heavy winds to the Mid-Atlantic Thursday, causing widespread power outages, flash flooding and extensive flight delays, but largely failing to live up to its fierce billing.

June 13, 2013 9:03 pmLoading…
Chuck George tells KOLD viewers he has depression

Chuck George tells KOLD viewers he has depression

Popular Tucson meteorologist Chuck George is returning to KOLD Friday, a day after disclosing publicly that he has been diagnosed with depression.

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Wind gusts of 45 mph reported in Tucson

Wind gusts of 45 mph have been recorded in Tucson as a storm system moves through the area.

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National Weather Service says there could be snow in Tucson valley Wednesday

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning in effect through 11 p.m. Wednesday. The storm is expected to bring showers and snow Wednesday — with some blizzard conditions possible in mountain areas — and much colder temperatures. Wind gusts of nearly 40 mph are likely.

February 19, 2013 6:39 pmLoading…
Tucsonans awed by morning missile contrail

Tucsonans awed by morning missile contrail

Photos of an unusual formation in the sky over Tucson started to be posted on Facebook just after dawn today.

September 13, 2012 8:47 am Photos

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Fitz Blog: Hot as...

Sunday's high temperature of  a bazillion friggin’ degrees at Tucson International Airport set a record for Aug. 12, Lucifer said. The previous high was set in 1993 in the sixth level of hell.

August 12, 2012 1:15 pm Related

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Tucson monsoon: July's lightning totals

Tucson monsoon: July's lightning totals

It might look like a lost piece of art by Jackson Pollock, but this colorful map actually shows data. Specifically, it shows the location of every lightning strike from July 2012.

August 09, 2012 12:38 pm Photos

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