Tucson saw its first measurable rain in 3 months Wednesday afternoon and Tucsonans took to social media to share their views of the storm.
Here are 10 posts of the rain and weather that followed:
The Universe has finally STOPPED shining on Arizona! We got Rain after who knows how many days of 110+ degrees🥵Alt Text: Video of rain finally rolling over Tucson. pic.twitter.com/7JgW3NRjOO— Your Favorite Dirty Unicorn 🔮🦄🔗💜🍁🎶 (@chroniccityzen) June 23, 2021
A quiet University of Arizona campus saw some showers too:
Sweet rain! Happy #FirstMonsoon of 2021. Saguaros lapping it up, desert flora greening, cacti plumping. 71 in SabinoCanyon now. #TucsonMonsoon #Monsoon2021 #creosote #mesquite #realdeal #Tucson pic.twitter.com/1AMh4HAJjv— TOTALLY TUCSON (@totallytucson) June 24, 2021
This Instagram post shows the view from Catalina State Park of the double rainbow that followed the storm:
Others saw it too:
Dry and clear weather is expected for the rest of week, but according to the National Weather Service, chances of rain should return to the Tucson area starting Sunday.