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.
Believe it or not a winter storm watch has been issued for this weekend for higher elevations in Southern 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.
After the third warmest January on record, 60-degree days could be a shock.
This is the 10-man speed skating team chosen to represent the United States in the VIII Winter Olympics, Jan. 30, 1960, Squaw Valley, Calif. From Left to Right are Manager Al Zirkel, Bill Disney, Alhambra, Cal.; Terry McDermott, Essex Ville, Mich.; Bill Carow, Madison, Wis.; Don McDermott, E…
Bob Cochran of Richmond, Vermont, swoops down Mt. Eniwa at Sapporo, Japan, Feb. 6, 1972, during a training run for the downhill event of the Winter Olympics. His time of 1:55.78 was fifth best of the day. (AP Photo/Michel Lipchitz)
The American Olympic men's ski team, left to right: William Beck, Bill Bueck, David Lawrence, Jack Nagel, Emile Allais, John Herbert, Verne Goodwin, Darrell Robinson, Brooks Dodge, and Jack Reddish pose together on the slopes, Jan. 27, 1952 at St. Anton, Austria. (AP Photo/Hans Von Nolde)
Scorching days. Deep-freezing nights. Withering drought. Torrential rains. Snow in the desert.
The Catalina and Rincon mountains surrounding Tucson could get up to six inches of snow Friday as a storm moves into the area.
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Peter Vogelaar of Winlaw, British Columbia, captain of the Canadian Snow Sculpture Team, works on his team's entry through the night for the International Snow Sculpture Championships in Breckenridge, Colo., early Saturday, Feb. 1 2003. (AP Photo/Werner Slocum)
Scott Goehring packs snow on his sculpture of hands he made in the front lawn of his home Sunday, Dec. 29, 2002, in Manchester, Conn. (AP Photo/Journal Inquier, Leslloyd F. Alleyne Jr.) **
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.
The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory Friday for the Catalina and Rincon mountains until noon Saturday.
There is something quite wondrous about breaking a fresh trail - in science, in art and even in a medium as simple, and yet sublime, as new-fallen snow.
Snow coated the first tee at The Golf Club at Dove Mountain, and at one point Wednesday, an inch and a half was sticking to the ground.
Stewart Williams didn't have to think long about the last time he saw pillows of snow blanketing a PGA Tour event.
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.