I was wondering today, as I often do, about how often Tucson gets rain on the 4th of July. Us Southern Arizonan's often joke that the 'real' monsoon doesn't really begin until this date. So as I often do, I checked through the record books to see if this sentiment is correct. So there you … Continue reading Independence Day Weather
Day 2 of monsoon activity across southeast Arizona. Storms are currently in Cochise County.
It's now in the record books: for the first time ever, all 30 days in June were greater than 100 degrees in Tucson. So if you thought it was unusually hot, you were correct. Chapter II: The monsoon Thanks to the position of high pressure, which also brought us the heat, moisture has already begun … Continue reading From the Heat to the Rain
Check it out. Here is the latest GFS model for June 30th. It's still awhile away, but if it verifies, we should see good storms developing in Tucson before July.