TUCSON - On the night of the Blood Moon an interesting collision took place in outer space. Because of the shadows being cast during the eclipse, astronomers saw a meteor hit the surface of the moon. Space Weather describes the incident in full detail but check out this picture of where the meteor hit the moon's … Continue reading Meteor vs moon; an out of this world collision
It's been a wild, wet, white and cold start to the new year and the next Winter Storm is already on the horizon. Friday and Saturday will finally feature high temperatures near average for this time of year as we near the mid 60s. Skies remain mostly sunny through Saturday afternoon, By Sunday another storm … Continue reading Our next Winter Storm is in the forecast
The annual Geminid Meteor Shower is almost in motion. This promises to be one of the most spectacular meteor events of the year. During the early morning hours of December 14th (~2am) the Earth will travel through the debris of asteroid 3200 Phaethon. Thus viewing at this time will be the best opportunity to observe … Continue reading Ready, set Geminids
TUCSON - While Winter is officially three weeks away, Mother Nature is sending a Winter-like blast of rain, snow and cold air to southern Arizona. A cold front will sweep through the State late tonight and into Friday morning bringing plenty of changes. Valley rain and mountain snow begins around 1 am and should finish … Continue reading Here comes our first round of Winter
TUCSON - With only a few days remaining in November, it seems likely that the month will go into the record books as slightly cooler than average. October was also cooler than average. The last time Tucson strung together consecutive months with below average temperatures was November 2015 - January 2016. It's a tight race … Continue reading Who’s ready for a blast of cold air?
TUCSON - Heads up trick-or-treaters, this Halloween will bring a spooky chill to the area and temperatures will quickly fall into the 50s as soon as 8 PM tonight. Much cooler air has filtered into the region after yesterday's cold front and a Freeze Warning - the first of the season - has been issued … Continue reading A Halloween Chill
TUCSON - The last time Tucson reached 90 degrees or more was on September 30th. This may not seem like a huge deal but we've reached 100 degrees many times in October. https://twitter.com/mattbrode/status/1054577910777024512 The last time the City of Tucson went through an entire month of October without reaching 90 degrees was in 1984. It … Continue reading Closing time for 90 degrees in Tucson
TUCSON - Today marked the 12th consecutive day the City of Tucson has seen below average temperatures. Out of the 17 days so far this month, 14 have been below average. If you compare the first 17 days of October this year to last year, well there is simply no comparison. This year's average October … Continue reading The October chill continues
TUCSON - Rain overspread much of metro Tucson - AGAIN - tonight and more rain is in the forecast tonight through Tuesday. And oh, don't look now, but more rain is possible this weekend and even into next week if we can tap into Tropical Storm Tara. Okay back to the big chill: the first … Continue reading What month is it? More cold, rain and snow is here.