The warm, dry winter — with a lack of normal rain and snowfall — has primed Southeastern Arizona for potentially widespread wildfires this year, say national forest and parks officials.
You can hike just a few miles on the Arizona National Scenic Trail — or trek its entire length of about 817 miles from Mexico to Utah.
The Catalina and Rincon mountains surrounding Tucson could get up to six inches of snow Friday as a storm moves into the area.
A thunderstorm swept through the Tucson area Tuesday afternoon, knocking down power poles, damaging mobile homes south of the city and dropping up to 1« inches of rain.
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.
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The National Weather Service has downgraded a flash flood warning to a flash flood watch for northeastern Pima County, including the City of Tucson.
Two new wildfires are burning in Southern Arizona, while a third fire east of Tucson is now fully contained.
The wildfire burning in the Rincon Mountains east of Tucson grew Thursday to about 7,500 acres but is 75 percent contained, officials said.
The wildfire burning in the Rincon Mountains east of Tucson has grown to about 7,500 acres but is 60 percent contained, officials said Thursday.
A wildfire burning in the Rincon Mountains east of Tucson grew Wednesday to about 4,600 acres, but crews have constructed containment lines around 60 percent of the fire.
A wildfire burning in the Rincon Mountains east of Tucson has grown Wednesday to about 3,900 acres, but crews have managed to construct containment lines around 45 percent of the fire.
A wildfire in the Rincon Mountains east of Tucson grew Tuesday to about 3,400 acres, according to the Coronado National Forest.
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