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Tuesday's Metro Tucson rain totals

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TUCSON - It wasn't much, but Tuesday's rain ended Fall's 10th longest dry spell.

The rain gauge at Tucson International Airport officially received 0.09" yesterday, according to 4WARN Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. This snapped a 59 day stretch of no measurable rainfall in Tucson. Tuesday's rainfall also put the city back into a small rainfall surplus of 0.06".

For 2017, Tucson has officially received 10.27" rain.

Other rain gauges recorded rainfall across the city, mainly along and south of a Tucson Estates - Catalina Foothills - Mount Lemmon line. The biggest rainfall winner was Sahuarita with 0.12"

The storm system responsible for Tuesday's rain is pushing into New Mexico. Behind it, expect mostly sunny skies for much of the afternoon. Tucson peaks in the low 80s for highs, followed up by increasing clouds tonight. Lows bottom out in the mid to upper 50s.

Mostly sunny skies prevail again tomorrow, lingering through early next week. Highs Monday could be near record territory, as Tucson top out in the mid to upper 80s.

Watch Jeff for a complete look at your forecast today on News 4 Tucson at Noon. Follow Jeff's weather updates on Facebook and Twitter.

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