A storm that rolled through metropolitan Phoenix on Sunday morning brought about a half inch of rain, sent water rushing through washes and flooded homes in Scottsdale.
Westbound Interstate 10 is now open about 15 miles east of Tucson at milepost 285.
An ice-clogged river in Alaska's interior that submerged much of a remote town was flowing again Thursday, sparing another nervous community in its path.
Floodwaters were dropping in Galena after the 30-mile ice jam downriver on the Yukon River broke and began moving Wednesday evening, emer…
A thunderstorm rolled into the Tucson-area Thursday afternoon and dumped heavy rain in portions of the city flooding roads and stranding motorists.
The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning late this afternoon for the Tucson metro area.
Pima County is preparing to buy 172 acres of land in the Rincon Valley on the southwest side of Tucson. The Board of Supervisors will vote on the deal today.
The following roads and intersections around Tucson have been
closed this evening because of flooding from monsoon storms:
We're 37 days into the 108-day monsoon, and here's an update on
how much rainfall we've seen around Tucson.
As this week's weather pattern in Tucson reveals, monsoon's
rains are not constant. Instead, these thunderstorms occur in a
pattern of bursts and breaks. This graphic explains how it
With a break in the monsoon rainfall action expected for at
least the next few days around Tucson, here's a look at rain totals
for monsoon's first 27 days.
At least four homes were severely damaged by flooding Sunday
afternoon in the Miller Canyon area.
Vehicles are forced to turn around at the Rodeo Wash on the
south side. Tuesday's rain followed Tucson's second-driest
half-year on record, 81 consecutive days without rain. The streak
was finally broken on June 30.
Vehicles turn around near the Rodeo Wash near East Irvington
Road and South 1st Ave after a monsoon storm on July 5, 2011 in
People take photos near the Rodeo Wash near East Irvington Road
and South 1st Ave after a monsoon storm on July 5, 2011 in Tucson,
People walk by a tent seen in power lines near East Irvington
Road and South 6th Ave after a monsoon storm on July 5, 2011 in
A man and woman in their 30’s were stranded near the Pantano
wash Monday night when a rainstorm flooded the area with
So, you probably already know monsoon is a season. In the past,
this season was ushered in based on the dew-point data: Have three
days in a row at average dew point of 54 degrees or higher? Well,
then monsoon started on the first of those three days.
Insurance experts are warning people in areas burned by
wildfires to prepare for the second disaster - flows of black
water, full of ash and debris, that will flood these areas when the
summer rains come.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Residents of some Western and Plains states
were digging out Friday after an early blast of snow. Meanwhile,
heavy rain and winds that toppled trees, power lines and church
steeples lashed parts of the South, leaving three people dead.