CASA GRANDE — A small, relatively inexpensive device a meteorologist built at his Mesa home in his spare time might lead to a warning system to help drivers avoid dangerous dust storms that sweep across Interstate 10 between Tucson and Phoenix.
Commercial rafting companies are canceling their seasons along the Upper Salt River and the Verde River due to a depleted water supply, forcing adventure seekers elsewhere.
Weekend heat wave forecast
Saturday will be a bit warmer, but more rain and chilly temps are possible this weekend.
Allergy sufferers beware — strong gusty winds will blow into the Tucson valley by late morning Wednesday before an autumn storm hits on Thursday, forecasters say.
A monsoon storm pounded Tucson's northwest side, flooding a Safeway supermarket after two storm pipes on the roof burst.
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.
Tucson hit 100 degrees at 2:39 p.m. Tuesday — tying the streak of 39 days of 100 degrees or higher, says the National Weather Service.
KOLD Channel 13 chief meteorologist Chuck George revealed Thursday that he suffers from depression.
Meteorologist has been with KOLD Channel 13 since 2003.
Popular Tucson meteorologist Chuck George is returning to KOLD Friday, a day after disclosing publicly that he has been diagnosed with depression.
Chuck George, chief meteorologist for Tucson's KOLD Channel 13, has taken a sudden leave of absence from the station - his third since 2010.
Rain is on the way — and higher mountains likely will be capped with snow.
Tucson's resident lightning expert Ron Holle of VAISALA provided the Star with a map that shows the location of Tuesday's 1,484 cloud-to-ground lightning flashes during the early evening.
KOLD Channel 13 chief meteorologist Chuck George returned to the
air Monday, ending his unexplained leave of absence that started
Sept. 9, when he failed to finish the 10 p.m. broadcast Sept.
It is the worst of times. It is ridiculously hot. It is
uncomfortably humid. And it's not raining nearly enough to make
enduring such nonsense worthwhile.
One of my favorite parts of the summer monsoon is watching
lightning streak across the desert sky. Little did I know,
lightning experts also flock here to study these sky shows.