Posted: Jul 21, 2012 7:01 PM
TUCSON - Round two of this weeks Monsoon action hits portions of Tucson.
Thunderstorms hit the east side of Tucson this afternoon with strong winds, heavy rain and even reports of some hail, according to Meteorologist John Patrick. Rainfall amounts for the east side were generally between 0.25"-0.50" but the official total at the airport was only a trace. So we won't be adding to our Monsoon totals for now but we are still 0.50" above where we should be for this time of year. Our yearly totals are up to 5.09" with over four inches of that falling in this month alone.
Enough moisture will hang around on Sunday to support more scattered storm activity possibly bringing round three to Tucson. Scattered storms are once again in the forecast for Monday until we start to dry out by mid week.
Check out some of the rainfall totals from around the region courtesy of the NWS of Tucson:
ESTIMATED RAINFALL REPORTS FROM ALERT GAGES
ACROSS SOUTHEAST ARIZONA...
GAGE LOCATION RAINFALL
DIAMOND BELL RANCH 0.04
HILLTOP ROAD SE OF THREE PT 0.71
PICTURE ROCKS 0.51
SANTA CRUZ RIVER AT INA RD 0.08
...CANADA DEL ORO WASH/SANTA CATALINA MOUNTAINS...
ORACLE RIDGE (ORACLE 6S) 0.04
CANADA DEL ORO AT BIG WASH 0.04
...CANADA DEL ORO WASH/NW TUCSON...
CANADA DEL ORO AT GOLDER RA 0.27
MOORE ROAD AT LA CHOLLA 0.12
BIG WASH AT RANCHO VISTO BL 0.32
...SABINO AND BEAR CREEKS/SANTA CATALINA MOUNTAINS...
MOUNT LEMMON 0.04
WHITE TAIL NR PALISADES RAN 0.51
SABINO CREEK NR MT. LEMMON 0.31
SABINO CANYON DAM 0.24
...ALDER CANYON/SANTA CATALINA MOUNTAINS...
GREEN MOUNTAIN (BEAR CANYON 0.36
...SANTA CATALINA MOUNTAINS/FOOTHILLS...
FINGER ROCK WASH AT SKYLINE 0.04
ALTER WASH AT HIGHWAY 286 0.19
HOUGHTON RD. NR CATALINA HW 0.08
DEQ AT SWAN RD. 0.11
WELL C-51 AT BEVERLY AVE. ( 0.16
ALAMO WASH (ROSEMONT AND GL 0.16
TUCSON ELECTRIC POWER 0.04
PIMA AIR MUSEUM 0.27
ARROYO CHICO AT CHERRY 0.27
CRAYCROFT AT GOLF LINKS 0.27
...TANQUE VERDE MOUNTAINS/REDINGTON PASS...
PARK TANK (REDINGTON PASS) 0.63
BELOTA RANCH RD (REDINGTON 0.39
CHIVA FALLS (TANQUE VERDE C 0.43
ALAMO TANK (REDINGTON PASS) 0.04
...TANQUE VERDE CREEK/NORTHEAST TUCSON...
TANQUE VERDE NR PANTANO AND 0.12
TANQUE VERDE AT SABINO CANY 0.20
AQUA CALIENTE WASH AT TANQUE VERD 0.39
EL CAMINO RINCONADO 0.04
WELL D-37 WEST OF HARRISON 0.08
WELL E-23 NORTH OF BROADWAY 0.16
...TUCSON SOUTHEAST/RINCON MTNS...
MANNING CAMP 0.55
...CIENEGA CREEK/E PIMA COUNTY...
EMPIRE PEAK 0.20
TINAJA RANCH 0.28
SANTA CRUZ RIVER AT CANOA 0.12
...TUCSON SOUTH/SANTA RITA MOUNTAINS...
ELEPHANT HEAD BUTTE NR MADE 0.08
FLORIDA CANYON NR MADERA CA 0.03
...SANTA CRUZ COUNTY...
EPHRAIM WASH 0.40
PORTRERO CANYON 0.32
LAS CANOAS 0.43
SANTA CRUZ RIVER AT TUBAC 0.24
MAVERICK HILL 0.04
GLENWOOD-BRUSHY MTN 0.15
CLIFTON WX STATION 0.08
...GRAHAM COUNTY ALERT GAGES...
JACOBSON CANYON 0.07
EMERALD PARK NEAR SAFFORD 0.63
PINALENO PARK NEAR SAFFORD 0.48
FRYE MESA RESERVOIR 0.12
...COCHISE COUNTY ALERT GAGES...
RUCKER ALERT 0.08
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