Monsoon 2018

A highly localized downpour in the foothills of Santa Catalinas just north of downtown as several small but intense cells dropped rain and high winds on the area during the first monsoon storm of the season, Wednesday July 5, 2018, Tucson, Ariz.

A severe thunderstorm warning was put in place Tuesday afternoon for areas in north Tucson, Oro Valley, and Marana.

A flood advisory was also issued for northeastern sections of Pima County. Be cautious of potentially heavy rains and strong winds.

In other news, Tucson's rain is breaking records.

As of 5 p.m. yesterday, Tucson set a new record for its July 9 rain, which was measured at 1.01 inches. The previous record for the date was set in 1932 with 0.74 inch. 

Maybe we'll break some records today, too.

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High: 86

Low: 73