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  • Slight chance of thunder, better chance of breezes

    September 13, 2012 11:46 AM

    TUCSON - Storms struggle to launch later today. Enough moisture remains in place for a slight chance of isolated storms this afternoon, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. The best chance for these hit & miss storms looks to be over Graham and Greenlee Counties. Most of the... more »
  • Closing time for Monsoon 2012

    September 12, 2012 11:14 AM

    TUCSON - The transition from Monsoon to Fall is underway. A departing low pressure trough and lingering Monsoon moisture triggers isolated storms today, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. The best chance of storms should be from Tucson, Nogales and points east. Due to the hit and miss... more »
  • Flood Advisory for southwest Tucson metro

    September 11, 2012 4:43 PM

    TUCSON - The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory for east central Pima County until 3 PM. This includes the southwest side of the Tucson metro, Drexel Heights and Midvale Park. According to Meteorologist Jeff Beamish, a cluster of thunderstorms has dumped roughly a half-inch of rain... more »
  • Flash Flood Watch for Tucson, southern Arizona

    September 11, 2012 8:21 AM

    TUCSON - The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for southern Arizona until 9 PM tonight. This includes Metro Tucson, Nogales, Sierra Vista, Douglas and Oracle. A low pressure trough interacts with ample moisture this morning and afternoon, bringing a chance of widespread thunderstorms according to... more »
  • Muggy morning, Monsoon storms later

    September 6, 2012 11:51 AM

    TUCSON - Will Monsoon storms finally show up? Ample moisture once again remains over southern Arizona, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. The latest data indicates a more unstable atmosphere today, leading to scattered thunderstorms east of a Casa Grande-Sells line. Storms should develop early this afternoon and... more »
  • More sunshine = more storms today

    September 5, 2012 12:09 PM

    TUCSON - A lot more sunshine compared to yesterday should get the Monsoon cooking. Ample moisture over the state combined with morning sun leads to a chance of scattered storms today, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Timeframe for storms should be from noon this afternoon through midnight,... more »
  • Flood Advisory for Green Valley, Sahuarita

    September 4, 2012 11:23 AM

    TUCSON - The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory for central Pima County until 11 AM. This includes the cities of Green Valley, Sahuarita, Three Points and Sells. According to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish, a cluster of slow-moving thunderstorms is capable of at least an inch... more »
  • The Monsoon's Last Stand: Storm chances increasing this week

    September 3, 2012 10:42 AM

    TUCSON - The Monsoon looks to make some noise for the holiday. Enough moisture over southern Arizona will develop thunderstorms this afternoon and evening, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. The best chance of storms today should be south of an Ajo-Tombstone line, with storms more hit and... more »
  • Sunday's Monsoon outlook

    September 2, 2012 1:32 AM

    TUCSON - Dry and hot for the midway point of the Labor Day Weekend. Expect partly cloudy skies this afternoon, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Tucson should top out in the 100's today, making for the 69th triple digit day of the year. A slight chance of... more »
  • Saturday's Arizona/Toledo game forecast

    September 1, 2012 1:53 AM

    TUCSON - The start of the Rich Rod era may involve a slight chance of using the umbrella. Enough Monsoon moisture will be in play to pop hit & miss storms, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Tucson tops out in the upper 90's during the afternoon tailgate,... more »
  • Monsoon storms return for Labor Day weekend

    August 31, 2012 1:09 PM

    TUCSON - Keep the umbrella handy if you have outdoor plans the next few days. Enough Monsoon moisture returns for the development of isolated thunderstorms, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. The best chance for storms today should be from Tucson and points west, with storms tapering off... more »
  • Umbrella-free for one more day

    August 30, 2012 12:01 PM

    TUCSON - Minimal Monsoon action again this afternoon. The dividing line between dry & moist air currently resides over Three Points, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Areas west of Three Points should expect a few isolated thunderstorms today, while areas east will see partly cloudy skies. Today's... more »
  • 66th triple digit day of 2012 on tap for Tucson

    August 29, 2012 12:04 PM

    TUCSON - In the battle between Monsoon moisture and desert dry air, its the dry air winning the forecast today. High pressure over western Kansas keeps drying out most of southern Arizona, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Under mostly sunny skies this afternoon, Tucson tops out at... more »
  • Hit & miss storms to start the week

    August 27, 2012 11:40 AM

    TUCSON - Mostly quiet for the Monsoon this week. Enough moisture remains over southern Arizona for a chance of isolated storm today, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Storms this afternoon will be west of a Safford-Sierra Vista line, developing around noon and tapering off after 9 PM.... more »
  • Slim storm chances through the weekend

    August 24, 2012 11:54 AM

    TUCSON - The Monsoon making little noise for a few days. Enough moisture remains in place to pop a few isolated storms this afternoon, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Most places will stay dry today with any storm fizzling out after sunset. Today's Monsoon Prediction Index is... more »
  • Last call for Monsoon storms this week

    August 23, 2012 12:08 PM

    TUCSON - Storm chances shift eastward today. A Pacific trough over central Arizona triggers another round of thunderstorms this afternoon, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Areas east of Tucson will see scattered storms today, with isolated hit & miss storms possible in the Tucson metro. Expect storm... more »
  • Flood Advisory for Tucson metro, Nogales, Sierra Vista

    August 22, 2012 12:51 PM

    TUCSON - The National Weather Service has issued an Urban & Small Stream Flood Advisory until 12:30 PM for eastern Pima, southeast Pinal, Santa Cruz, western Graham and western Cochise Counties. This includes the entire Tucson metro, Nogales, Sierra Vista, Benson & Oracle. According to News 4 Meteorologist... more »
  • Flash Flood Watch for portions of southern Arizona today

    August 22, 2012 8:36 AM

    TUCSON - The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for central Pima and Santa Cruz Counties from 12 PM until 8 PM today. This Flash Flood Watch includes Madera Canyon, Nogales, Rio Rico, Sells and the Tohono O'odham Nation. According to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff... more »
  • Severe Thunderstorm Warning for downtown Tucson

    August 21, 2012 7:24 PM

    TUCSON - The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for east central Pima County until 5 PM. This includes downtown Tucson and Saguaro National Park West. Radar at 4:20 PM indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of damaging microburst winds, torrential rain and small hail moving north... more »
  • Severe storms possible today

    August 21, 2012 12:03 PM

    TUCSON - A big ramp-up in the Monsoon this Tuesday. Ample Monsoon moisture and a Pacific low pressure trough triggers scattered thunderstorms, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. The timeframe for storms today will be 1-10 PM, mainly concentrated over Pima, Santa Cruz and Pinal Counties. Some... more »
  • Hit & miss storms for Tucson's 237th birthday

    August 20, 2012 11:42 AM

    TUCSON - Kicking off the work week with fewer storms than Sunday. High pressure near Yuma will drive in isolated storms from the north today, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Isolated storms develop around 12 PM and taper off after 8 PM this evening. Because of the... more »
  • Flash Flood Warning for southeast Metro Tucson

    August 17, 2012 4:09 PM

    TUCSON - The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for east central Pima County until 3:30 PM. This includes Tucson's southeast side, Vail, Corona de Tucson & Tanque Verde. According to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish, a cluster of thunderstorms sitting over this area has produced... more »
  • Flash Flood Watches/Warnings issued for southern Arizona

    August 17, 2012 1:41 PM

    TUCSON - The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for south central Santa Cruz County until 1:15 PM. This includes the cities of Nogales and Rio Rico. According to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish, heavy rainfall in Nogales, Sonora will cause the already swollen Nogales Wash... more »
  • Scattered storms, locally heavy rain today

    August 17, 2012 12:13 PM

    TUCSON - A tropical atmosphere over the desert southwest today. Ample Monsoon moisture should lead to scattered thunderstorms this afternoon & evening, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. The storm timeframe today looks to be late morning through 10 PM, tapering off overnight. Some storms will be capable... more »
  • Monsoon storms working the evening shift

    August 16, 2012 12:10 PM

    TUCSON - Morning clouds are throwing off the Monsoon schedule. Scattered thunderstorms are back in the forecast today, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Ample moisture remains in place, with the best chance of storms coming after 4 PM and lasting overnight. This is thanks in part to... more »
  • Mid-August Monsoon madness coming

    August 15, 2012 11:49 AM

    TUCSON - Goodbye record heat, hello Monsoon boom. Triggering scattered storms today is ample moisture and an inverted trough over Sonora, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. The timeframe for these scattered thunderstorms should be anytime after 2 PM this afternoon, lingering through midnight. Some storms could... more »
  • Record heat & Monsoon storms return

    August 14, 2012 12:03 PM

    TUCSON - A sizzling & stormy afternoon for portions of southern Arizona. High pressure over southeastern New Mexico draws in enough moisture for isolated storms today, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. South of an Ajo-Nogales line, scattered storms will be possible with a few turning severe. For... more »
  • Major storm damage on the Tohono O'odham Nation

    August 14, 2012 9:27 AM

    SANTA ROSA - Several homes west of Tucson are waking up to major damage after severe storms Monday afternoon. Emergency managers in the Tohono O'odham Nation say 33 homes were damaged yesterday in the village of Santa Rosa, with three completely destroyed. Severe winds ripped off the roofs of... more »
  • Record breaking heat to start the week

    August 13, 2012 12:06 PM

    TUCSON - The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for the Tucson metro area, central & western Pima County and southern Pinal County today. This Heat Advisory is in effect from 1 PM until 6 PM this evening. According to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish, high temps... more »
  • Threatening record temps through the weekend

    August 10, 2012 11:06 AM

    TUCSON - Little relief from the August heat. High pressure anchored over the Arizona/New Mexico border bakes the desert southwest, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. With mostly sunny skies, highs today through Sunday will be in the 107-109 range for Metro Tucson. A possible record-tying high of... more »
  • Lots of heat, little storm activity

    August 9, 2012 11:15 AM

    TUCSON - Another run at the record books this afternoon. Dry air from New Mexico is moving into the state, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. The result from this is a slight chance of isolated storms in Tucson & near-record high temps. Today's forecast high of 107... more »
  • Double Trouble: Near record heat, scattered storms today

    August 8, 2012 11:15 AM

    TUCSON - A sultry, stormy day for southern Arizona. Ample Monsoon moisture combines with near record temperatures to develop scattered thunderstorms today, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Storms should fire up in the early afternoon east of Tucson, moving into the metro after 4 PM. Before the... more »
  • More heat, less thunder today

    August 7, 2012 11:37 AM

    TUCSON - The heat will be widespread. Monsoon storms will not. High pressure anchored over southern New Mexico cranks up temperatures the next several days, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Expect highs in the 102-106 range today through Sunday, which is up to 9 degrees above average.... more »
  • Scattered storms, sizzling temps to start the week

    August 6, 2012 11:47 AM

    TUCSON - Round 2 of storms on tap today. Ample moisture left over from yesterday (Sunday's rain totals can be found here ) and daytime highs in the 100's should lead to scattered thunderstorms, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. A few storms could be capable of microburst... more »
  • Triple digit heat, thunder threat to the east

    August 3, 2012 11:34 AM

    TUCSON - A slow return for Monsoon storms over the weekend. High pressure over central Texas is gradually returning Monsoon moisture to southern Arizona, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Enough of this moisture sneaks into Cochise, Graham and Greenlee Counties today, leading to a chance of isolated... more »
  • The Triple Digit Train returns to Tucson

    August 2, 2012 11:09 AM

    TUCSON - Mother Nature's making a run at the century mark. A poorly organized pair of high pressure centers draws in drier air, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. This shuts down the Monsoon Machine and cranks up the thermostat the next few days. Today and Friday should... more »
  • Monsoon storm chances shutting down

    August 1, 2012 11:03 AM

    TUCSON - Dry air winning the weather forecast the next few days. High pressure tracking westward starts shutting down the Monsoon, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. An isolated storm or two is possible this afternoon, however most places stay dry. Expect high temps this Wednesday in the... more »
  • Monsoon makes more noise today

    July 31, 2012 11:41 AM

    TUCSON - An uptick in storm activity on tap this Tuesday. A mid-level disturbance will be the trigger for scattered thunderstorms today, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Storms should fire up east of a Tucson-Nogales line, with the bulk of these scattered storms over Cochise, Graham and... more »
  • Hit & miss storms for the work week

    July 30, 2012 11:33 AM

    TUCSON - Not as stormy this week compared to the last few days. High pressure over the Oklahoma panhandle keeps a southeast flow aloft & moisture over southern Arizona, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Isolated thunderstorms are possible this afternoon with areas from Tucson & westward seeing... more »
  • Weekend Washout? Monsoon storm chances ramping up

    July 27, 2012 12:15 PM

    TUCSON - The Monsoon is back. According to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish, high pressure over Oklahoma draws in moisture and an inverted trough to southern Arizona. This returns a chance of isolated storms this afternoon from Tucson and points east. Storms should fade after 10 PM this evening.... more »
  • One more down day for the Monsoon

    July 26, 2012 11:16 AM

    TUCSON - Another day of little storm action across southern Arizona. Dry air wins out again this afternoon, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Only isolated storms are expected today in Cochise, Graham & Greenlee Counties with mostly sunny skies elsewhere. Highs on this Thursday top out in... more »
  • A brief Monsoon time-out

    July 25, 2012 11:26 AM

    TUCSON - Monsoon 2012 takes a few days off across southern Arizona. High pressure near Las Vegas is drawing in drier air, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. This, along with warmer air aloft, leads to only a slight chance of an isolated storm for Tucson this afternoon.... more »
  • Monsoon storm chances fade after today

    July 24, 2012 12:01 PM

    TUCSON - Will the morning clouds burn off in time for storms to pop? According to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish, scattered storms are possible today if clouds start to break. Like yesterday, storms could be capable of gusty winds and locally heavy rainfall. For that reason, today's Monsoon... more »
  • Stormy start to the work week

    July 23, 2012 12:04 PM

    TUCSON - Lather, rinse, repeat as another active Monsoon day is on tap. A stalled out low pressure trough interacts and Monsoon moisture brings scattered thunderstorms today, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Storms should fire up around noon and move northwest, before tapering off after 11 PM.... more »
  • Scattered storms, severe weather threat next 48 hours

    July 20, 2012 12:07 PM

    TUCSON - A soggy, stormy next few days for southern Arizona. High pressure over the Rockies will draw in an inverted low pressure trough, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. This combines with Monsoon moisture to bring a chance of scattered thunderstorms today, mainly between noon and midnight.... more »
  • Thunder threat increasing across southern Arizona

    July 19, 2012 11:55 AM

    TUCSON - Monsoon 2012's brief break is over. Isolated storms return to the forecast this afternoon, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. A southeasterly flow aloft returns Monsoon moisture to southern Arizona. The best chance for storms today will be east of Tucson, although a stray storm or... more »
  • A mid-week Monsoon shutdown

    July 18, 2012 11:48 AM

    TUCSON - Monsoon 2012 is taking a few vacation days. Dry air moving in from the southwest shuts down storm chances, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Only isolated mountain storms are possible today as daytime highs reach the upper 90's in the Tucson metro. Today's Monsoon... more »
  • Storm chances starting to dwindle

    July 17, 2012 11:13 AM

    TUCSON - A much needed Monsoon break the next few days. Over the last three days, the Tucson International Airport received 2.50" rainfall, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. This has not only eliminated the yearly rainfall deficit (nearly 2" as of last Friday), it has given Tucson... more »
  • Round 3: Scattered storms set to return today

    July 16, 2012 12:04 PM

    TUCSON - One more active Monsoon day before a break. Ample moisture along with plenty of sunshine leads to scattered thunderstorms today, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. The best chance of storms will be east of a Casa Grande-Three Points-Sasabe line with storms into metro Tucson late... more »
  • Scattered storm chances through the weekend

    July 13, 2012 12:08 PM

    TUCSON - A coin-flip forecast for Monsoon storms today. If morning cloud cover breaks up, scattered thunderstorms are possible this afternoon, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. However, if cloud cover lingers through the daytime hours, storms will be the isolated variety. The best chance of storms... more »
  • Isolated storms mainly west today

    July 12, 2012 11:33 AM

    TUCSON - Hit & miss storms seem to be the flavor of the Monsoon over the next several days. High pressure heading toward the Rockies keeps an easterly flow aloft, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. This flow tends to keep storms isolated in nature, which should be... more »
  • Watching "The Rim" for storms today

    July 11, 2012 12:03 PM

    TUCSON - The Monsoon looks to rumble some more this afternoon. Scattered thunderstorms are possible today, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. This is thanks to a combination of high pressure over southern Utah, abundant moisture and daytime highs in the 100's. Storms should develop on the Mogollon... more »
  • Scattered storms over the next 48 hours

    July 10, 2012 11:40 AM

    TUCSON - The best chance of Monsoon storms over the next 7 days starts this afternoon. High pressure over southwest Utah drives scattered storms off the Mogollon Rim today, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. These storms should make it into the valley floors anytime after 2 PM,... more »
  • Daily round of Monsoon storms this week

    July 9, 2012 11:21 AM

    TUCSON - A week's worth of Monsoon thunder for portions of southern Arizona. The weather set up this week is high pressure over southern Utah, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. This features keeps Monsoon moisture in place and brings a chance of storms now through the weekend.... more »
  • Monsoon storms back heading into the weekend

    July 6, 2012 12:05 PM

    TUCSON - An increasing thunder threat over the next few days. High pressure over the Rockies will draw an inverted trough in from Texas, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. This feature touches off isolated thunderstorms this afternoon, mainly east of Tucson. Enough moisture is in place where... more »
  • Down day on tap for the Monsoon

    July 5, 2012 11:17 AM

    TUCSON - Call today the calm after the storm. Drier air working in from the west along with a worked over atmosphere leads to a much quieter day weather-wise, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Isolated thunderstorms are possible today south of a Green Valley-Tombstone line with mostly... more »
  • Flash Flood Warning for Tucson until 4:45 PM

    July 4, 2012 5:06 PM

    TUCSON - The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning until 4:45 PM for eastern Pima County. This includes all of Tucson, the Catalina Foothills and Tucson International Airport. Also, a Flash Flood Warning has been extended for northeastern Pima County until 3 PM, including Oro Valley.... more »
  • Flash Flood Warning for Oro Valley

    July 4, 2012 3:55 PM

    TUCSON - The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for northeastern Pima County until 2 PM. This includes the town of Oro Valley. The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory for eastern Pima County until 2:45 PM. This includes Tucson, Marana and Oro Valley.... more »
  • Several Flood Advisories in effect

    July 4, 2012 1:57 PM

    TUCSON - The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory for southeastern Pinal County until 1 PM, for central Pima County until 2 PM. This includes Oracle, San Manuel, Picture Rocks and northern portions of the Tohono O'odham Nation. According to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish, thunderstorms in... more »
  • Flash Flood Watch for southern Arizona

    July 4, 2012 7:09 AM

    TUCSON - The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for portions of southern Arizona until 5 PM today. This includes central and eastern Pima, southeast Pinal, Santa Cruz and Cochise Counties. Cities under this Flash Flood Watch include the Tucson metro area, Oracle, Nogales, Sierra Vista,... more »
  • Sonoran Soaker: Strong storms, flash flooding possible today

    July 3, 2012 11:55 AM

    TUCSON - The most active days of the Monsoon are upon us. Ample moisture teaming up with a low pressure trough triggers scattered thunderstorms today, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Thunderstorms should fire up late this morning, moving into Tucson proper after 2 PM and continuing overnight.... more »
  • Most active week of the Monsoon on tap

    July 2, 2012 11:16 AM

    TUCSON - Time to dig out the umbrellas & come up with a Plan B for the 4th of July. Monsoon storms are back in the forecast, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. The set-up over the next few days is Monsoon moisture teaming up with a low... more »
  • Sizzling Sunday, then storms surge back

    July 1, 2012 12:40 AM

    TUCSON - One more down day for the Monsoon before a big-time comeback. High pressure anchored over southeastern Arizona once again limits storm chances, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Those living near the New Mexico border or International Border in Cochise County will see isolated storms today.... more »
  • Lots of heat, little storm activity this afternoon

    June 30, 2012 12:54 AM

    TUCSON - Mostly dry and plenty hot to start off the weekend. High pressure anchored over southeastern Arizona is limiting the thunder threat, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Sinking air suppresses cloud build ups, with only a slight chance of isolated storms popping up near the New... more »
  • Will today be the hottest day of the year?

    June 29, 2012 11:48 AM

    TUCSON - The hottest day of the year so far was 108 degrees back on June 22nd. We'll likely match that the next 48 hours. High pressure over eastern Arizona cranks up the temps and squashes widespread storm chances, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. There is a... more »
  • Monsoon mostly off as the heat turn up

    June 28, 2012 11:23 AM

    TUCSON - Temperatures sizzle as the Monsoon starts to fizzle. High pressure building over the state cuts off Monsoon moisture, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Most of southern Arizona tops out in the 100's today, with a chance of isolated thunderstorms along the International Border. Through... more »
  • Last Call: Isolated storms today, big heat after

    June 27, 2012 11:41 AM

    TUCSON - One more chance of storms for the week, before the thermometer skyrockets. Enough Monsoon moisture remains in place to help get isolated storms going today, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Like the last few days, a widespread storm event is not anticipated. There is a... more »
  • Dust Storm Warning for Tucson metro, I-10

    June 26, 2012 7:12 PM

    TUCSON - The National Weather Service has issued a Dust Storm Warning for eastern & central Pima and south central Pinal Counties until 6 PM. This includes Tucson, Marana, Avra Valley, Sells and Picacho. According to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish, thunderstorm winds over 40 MPH have the potential... more »
  • Isolated storms today, then the Monsoon fizzles

    June 26, 2012 12:11 PM

    TUCSON - Storms, then Summer's sizzle in the seven day forecast. Enough moisture remains in place for a chance of isolated storms this afternoon, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Storms should fire up in the higher terrain around lunchtime, reaching the valley floors this afternoon. Expect storms... more »
  • Monsoon Monday: Scattered storms possible today

    June 25, 2012 11:19 AM

    TUCSON - The best chance of storms this week comes later today. High pressure over the front range of the Rockies is pumping in plenty of Monsoon moisture, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. This moisture along with triple digit heat is the recipe needed to create scattered... more »
  • Increasing chances for Monsoon storms today, this weekend

    June 22, 2012 11:50 AM

    TUCSON - Monsoon moisture's making a return, as is the thunder threat for southern Arizona. High pressure residing near the Four Corners is bringing moisture back, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. This afternoon, isolated thunderstorms will develop east of the Tucson metro. These storms should stay confined... more »
  • Hittin' the Trails 4 You: Hiking tips to keep you safe during Monsoon storms

    June 21, 2012 8:52 PM

    TUCSON - The dangers of desert hikes in the Summer are obvious, as many head to higher elevations. But the Monsoon can pose its own threat in the mountains. So what's a hiker to do when caught in a Monsoon storm? Here are some tips to help keep you... more »
  • Tomorrow on "Hittin' the Trails 4 You"...

    June 21, 2012 4:07 PM

    TOMORROW ON TUCSON TODAY - The dangers of desert hikes in the Summer are obvious, as many head to higher elevations. But the Monsoon can pose its own threat in the mountains. So what's a hiker to do when caught in a Monsoon storm? Friday morning, Meteorologist Jeff... more »
  • 28th day of triple digit temps this year coming today

    June 21, 2012 12:13 PM

    TUCSON - The torrid triple digit pace continues, in advance of Monsoon thunderstorms. High pressure centered over the northern Baja today triggers Tucson's 28th day of triple digit temps this year, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Highs this afternoon range from 100 in Tombstone & Willcox to... more »
  • More heat today, but Monsoon storms are coming back

    June 20, 2012 11:52 AM

    TUCSON - The heat is on...and so will the Monsoon in a few days. High pressure over Baja California provides triple digit heat through Sunday, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Expect a high temp of 105 degrees this afternoon, with the peak of the heat coming Friday.... more »

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