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Second warmest February on record in Tucson

Second warmest February on record in Tucson

The month of February — perhaps trying to make up for 2013, when it brought snow to Tucso n — served up balmy, springlike weather this year.

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Rose Canyon Lake level low, waiting on runoff

Rose Canyon Lake level low, waiting on runoff

Water levels at popular Rose Canyon Lake north of Tucson are about 2 feet below normal — and the lake won’t refill until rain and snowmelt come to the rescue.

February 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Dry winter brings wildfire fears in S. Arizona

The warm, dry winter — with a lack of normal rain and snowfall — has primed Southeastern Arizona for potentially widespread wildfires this year, say national forest and parks officials.

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Wildflowers in Tucson could flourish

Wildflowers in Tucson could flourish

Wildflowers in the desert around Tucson could still come through with a “pretty good” spring bloom, even though the city has received a paltry 0.01 inch of rain so far this year, flower experts say.

February 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson's plunging temperatures might require a light sweater

Tucson's plunging temperatures might require a light sweater

After the third warmest January on record, 60-degree days could be a shock.

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Southwest wildflowers

Southwest wildflowers

Poppies are beginning to appear promising a colorful spring like these along Arizona 86 near Kitt Peak on Monday, January 19, 2005. Photo by Ron Medvescek/Arizona Daily Star.

January 21, 2014 6:28 pm
Recent rains could benefit spring bloom

Recent rains could benefit spring bloom

Deep-soaking rains across Southern Arizona over the weekend were a “triggering” event for a possibly bountiful wildflower bloom next spring.

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Possible El Tour de Tucson detours to be decided at 5 a.m.

This year's El Tour de Tucson will not set any speed records.

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El Tour de Tucson final route change decision at 5 a.m.

El Tour de Tucson final route change decision at 5 a.m.

The El Tour de Tucson officials are considering an alternate route for at least a portion of the race due to mounting concerns about flooding near the Sabino Canyon area.

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Tucson monsoon fizzling out

Tucson monsoon fizzling out

This year’s monsoon has been less than a wet-and-wild wonder, and forecasters say it might be on the verge of fizzling out altogether.

September 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Neto's Tucson: I'm not feeling the soggy love for this summer's 'monsoon'

Neto's Tucson: I'm not feeling the soggy love for this summer's 'monsoon'

I'm feelin' blue. While the corpulent white clouds form and collect nearly every afternoon, this summer's rains haven't given us much to cheer about. Even the little rain that has managed to make its way into our water-starved valley has left me unimpressed.

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Greg Hansen: Rain. cold could put heat on Match Play in Tucson

Greg Hansen: Rain. cold could put heat on Match Play in Tucson

Luke Donald, right, and caddy John McLaren take shelter from snow flurries during the final round of 2011 Match Play.

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Greg Hansen: Rain. cold could put heat on Match Play in Tucson

Greg Hansen: Rain. cold could put heat on Match Play in Tucson

Tiger Woods' worst day as a golfer was almost surely July 21, 2002, when he shot 81 at the British Open.

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Storm to bring rain, mountain snow to Tucson

Rain is on the way — and higher mountains likely will be capped with snow.

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Overnight freeze warning issued for Tucson area

The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for Tucson and surrounding areas from 1 to 8 a.m. Tuesday.

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Cooler weather headed our way

Cooler weather is expected in the Tucson area by the end of the work week, according to the National Weather Service.

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20 percent chance of Tucson rain Thursday

Here's the latest forecast for Tucson from the National Weather Service:

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Woman is found dead after car is swept away

Woman is found dead after car is swept away

A woman who was swept away by floodwaters was found dead in her vehicle Friday following an hours-long search effort northwest of Tucson.

September 08, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Woman is found dead after car is swept away

Woman is found dead after car is swept away

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection helicopter searches Brawley Wash for Angelina Carrasco, 52, who was swept away by floodwaters early Friday morning and found dead Friday afternoon. Her husband suffered a broken pelvis in the incident.

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Woman is found dead after car is swept away

Woman is found dead after car is swept away

Angelina Carrasco was found dead Friday afternoon in her car, hours after rushing water carried it away.

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