Monsoon 2013

Jun 26, 2012 6:53 PM

Monsoon Update: Heavy downpour, gusty wind, lightning expected

TUCSON - Monsoon storms are making an appearance in Southern Arizona on Tuesday.

Tuesday has been the third day that dew points have been above 54, which will kick off the monsoon cycle, said News 4 Tucson Chief Meteorologist Rob Guarino. This is the second round of monsoon storms in Southern Arizona this summer.

Drexel Heights is seeing lightning. Storms are headed toward Green Valley.

Heavy downpour is expected with gusty wind and frequent lightning.

Storms are expected until 7 p.m.

Pictured: News 4 Tucson photojournalist Edgar Ybarra snapped this photo of a monsoon storm looming near San Xavier Mission, southwest of Tucson.

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