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Simple device aims to aid drivers when dust storms hit

Simple device aims to aid drivers when dust storms hit

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.

March 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Thunderstorm drops up to 2 inches of rain on city and on Mount Lemmon

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.

August 20, 2013 6:18 pmLoading…

Severe storm warnings for Tucson

The National Weather service has added flash flood warnings to its alerts in the Tucson region today.

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Tucson area feels storm's spotty fury

Friday's midafternoon storm wreaked havoc on Tucson's south and west sides while dropping more than 2 inches of rain in Marana.

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Tucson falls just 2 degrees shy of new heat-wave record

Tucson falls just 2 degrees shy of new heat-wave record

The streak is over.

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Wind gusts of 45 mph reported in Tucson

Wind gusts of 45 mph have been recorded in Tucson as a storm system moves through the area.

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National Weather Service says there could be snow in Tucson valley Wednesday

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.

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50s temps, a bit of snow: Well, it's Tucson, not the North Pole

50s temps, a bit of snow: Well, it's Tucson, not the North Pole

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.

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50s temps, a bit of snow: Well, it's Tucson, not the North Pole

50s temps, a bit of snow: Well, it's Tucson, not the North Pole

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.

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50s temps, a bit of snow: Well, it's Tucson, not the North Pole

50s temps, a bit of snow: Well, it's Tucson, not the North Pole

A storm system passing through Tucson early Wednesday morning brought colder temps expected to last through today.

December 20, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson monsoon: July's lightning totals

Tucson monsoon: July's lightning totals

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.

August 09, 2012 12:38 pm Photos

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Tucson monsoon: Sunday's lively lightning

Tucson monsoon: Sunday's lively lightning

Lightning seemed to dominate the Tucson landscape last night. That's why today I contacted local lightning expert Ron Holle to find out more about it.

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Three Sunnyside district schools closed Monday due to power outages

Three Sunnyside district schools will be closed Monday because of a severe thunderstorm that knocked down power poles on the southeast side Sunday.

August 05, 2012 7:28 pmLoading…

Storm warning lifted for western Pima County

A thunderstorm warning has been lifted for western Pima County, west of Sells.

July 22, 2012 1:49 pmLoading…

Fitz Blog: Stormy weather

     This week a storm knocked out power down at City Hall and the entire Tucson City Council ended up being trapped on an escalator until they were rescued by the Tucson Fire department. Captain Martin Smith said,' It was pandemonium when we got in there. We could see them all huddled toget…

July 16, 2012 1:36 pmLoading…
Tucson monsoon: A look at Tuesday's lightning

Tucson monsoon: A look at Tuesday's lightning

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.

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Chance of rain in Tucson today: 60 percent

This morning's forecast from the National Weather Service in Tucson predicts a good chance of rain throughout the day, with diminishing storms tonight.

July 04, 2012 7:38 am
Thunderstorms bring rain, dust to Tucson

Thunderstorms bring rain, dust to Tucson

A thunderstorm today that swept across Tucson's south side is likely the only rain for a few days because a high pressure system is moving into the area.

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Tucson monsoon: Can tornadoes form in the desert?

Tucson monsoon: Can tornadoes form in the desert?

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.

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Tucson monsoon: Possible rain, blowing dust in today's forecast

Tucson monsoon: Possible rain, blowing dust in today's forecast

For the first time this monsoon, rain is in the forecast for the Tucson area. Well, it's a slight chance, but we'll take it.

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