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It's now Tucson's wettest July on record
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It's now Tucson's wettest July on record

Landis Kearnon sits in her front doorway to watch the rain and feel the cool breeze at her home on W. Simpson Street in Tucson on July 27, 2021.

Monsoon storms continued to pound the region for a second straight week Tuesday, with records falling as the day wore on.

According to the National Weather Service, Tuesday’s downpour added 1.19 inches to the season total, officially making this July the wettest on record, with 6.98 inches total.

The water looked wild and wonderful at Sabino Canyon Dam on July 25, 2021. Video by Marci Harrington.

The previous record of 6.8 inches was set in 2017.

Official rain totals for the month will be available Aug. 1, according to NWS.

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