Popular Tucson meteorologist Chuck George is returning to KOLD Friday, a day after disclosing publicly that he has been diagnosed with depression.
Wind gusts of 45 mph have been recorded in Tucson as a storm system moves through the area.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning in effect through 11 p.m. Wednesday. The storm is expected to bring showers and snow Wednesday — with some blizzard conditions possible in mountain areas — and much colder temperatures. Wind gusts of nearly 40 mph are likely.
Photos of an unusual formation in the sky over Tucson started to be posted on Facebook just after dawn today.
Sunday's high temperature of a bazillion friggin’ degrees at Tucson International Airport set a record for Aug. 12, Lucifer said. The previous high was set in 1993 in the sixth level of hell.
It might look like a lost piece of art by Jackson Pollock, but this colorful map actually shows data. Specifically, it shows the location of every lightning strike from July 2012.
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.
This morning's forecast from the National Weather Service in Tucson predicts a good chance of rain throughout the day, with diminishing storms tonight.
Do tornadoes occur in the desert? It may sound like a trick question, but the answer is yes. According to the Storm Prediction Center, Arizona has recorded more than 230 tornadoes since 1952. That means the state averages about four reported tornadoes each year.
Who can forget this past February's record low evening
temperatures and burst water pipes? According to the National
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, we should prepare for more
of the same this winter.
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.
If monsoon thunderstorms have left your Tucson neighborhood a
haven for broken tree limbs, fallen palm fronds and other debris,
then consider the Neighborhood Clean-Up Program from the city of
July was hot - just as you might have expected. The National
Weather Service's Tucson Weather Forecast Office recapped the month
in a report released Monday. Here's how July breaks down:
July was hot — just as you might have expected. It was the 16th
hottest on record; and through seven months, 2011 is already the
19th warmest recorded.
We're 37 days into the 108-day monsoon, and here's an update on
how much rainfall we've seen around Tucson.
A trickle, a trace, just enough to tickle your face, that's how
much rain we had in Tucson yesterday.
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.
First, the good news, Tucson.
An almost two-mile wall of dust, known as haboob, descended upon
the Phoenix metro area yesterday, reducing visibility and causing
flight delays at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.