Freezing temperatures could be in store for the Tucson area tonight.
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.
Widespread showers and snow are coming down on Pima County, including reports of snow in Vail, Green Valley, Oracle and SaddleBrooke. The Mount Lemmon Highway closed Monday night except for residents who have 4-wheel drive or chains.
A winter storm bringing snow to Southern New Mexico is expected to bring scattered rain and snow showers to areas southeast of Tucson tonight, the National Weather Service said Thursday afternoon.
Quirt Bailey and his dog Neo, recent transplants from Kansas, enjoy the snow along Cody Loop Road in Oracle. A few inches of snow that fell Dec. 19 was enough to stick throughout the morning, decorating the desert and closing school for the day.
Shyanne Whitten, 13, is clobbered by a snowball from Jasmine Belknap, 12, as they gather snow from the family cars during a snow day off in Oracle.
Snow rarely falls in the desert, so when there's enough to collect on a cholla, it's worth a picture.
The 1987 snowfall turned Tucson's downtown, seen from "A" Mountain, into a winter spectacle that's rarely seen, especially on Christmas. It's virtually certain not to happen today.
If you're dreaming of a white Christmas in Tucson, dream again.
Shyanne Whitten, 13, gets blindsided by a well-aimed snowball from Jasmine Belknap, 12, in Oracle. The few inches of snow that fell there Wednesday was enough to decorate the desert and - way, way better - close school for the day.
Quirt Bailey, and his dog, Neo, recent transplants from far more wintry Kansas, enjoy a snowy taste of the old homestead along Cody Loop Road in Oracle.
A storm system passing through Tucson early Wednesday morning brought colder temps expected to last through today.