TUCSON - A day after record setting rain, more storms are likely across southern Arizona.
Tucson picked up 1.45" of rain on Saturday night, a new record for July 15th. The previous record was 1.12" set back in 1990. The monsoon total for Tucson is now up to 2.49" and rainfall for the year is up to 4.10", just .06" below normal.
With abundant moisture to work with, another round of scattered storms will be possible on Sunday afternoon and evening. Storms will initiate in the higher elevations of the Mogollon Rim, White Mountains and areas near the New Mexico state line before working to the west southwest throughout the day. Prime-time for storms in Tucson will be after 3pm with some of the storm activity lasting into the overnight hours.
The storms that develop will capable of producing very heavy rain with flash flooding being the biggest concern. There is a Flash Flood Watch in effect for all of southern Arizona from 2pm Sunday until Monday evening. Watch for flooded washes and roadways as the storms begin to develop.