Oct 8, 2013 8:03 PM by Brian White

Powerful fall storm headed to Tucson

TUCSON - A powerful autumnal storm is blowing towards Tucson.

The effects are expected to be felt beginning Wednesday, News 4 Tucson meteorologist Matt Brode said.

Here are the main points of what to expect:

  • Blowing dust and wind advisory begins tomorrow. SW winds 25-35 mph with gusts to 50 mph possible in exposed areas
  • Chance (slight) of showers late Wednesday night and especially into Thursday morning
  • Coldest system of the season. Snow level drops to 9000' early Thursday morning and perhaps to 8000' late Thursday once the front passes through
  • White Mts. Could see 1-2" of snow and the Catalina's *could* see a dusting to 1" - but this system isn't too moist
  • Thursday's high will be ~74 - coolest highs we've seen since last April


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