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31Jul/140

Thursday’s Tucson Forecast: “Saguaro Soaker” potential to wrap the week

TODAY'S BLOGCAST

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THE CLIFF NOTES

Today - Scattered storms. 99°, west wind 10 MPH.

Tonight - Scattered storms. 80°, southeast wind 5-10 MPH.

Tomorrow - Scattered storms. 97°, west-southwest wind 10 MPH.

Click here for today's News 4 Tucson extended forecast

TODAY'S WEATHER HEADLINES

Some slight drought relief over the last week in Arizona. (US Drought Monitor)

Severe weather potential today across New England, with a Severe T-Storm Watch being mulled this morning. (Storm Prediction Center)

Today is National Heatstroke Prevention Day. A child dies from being left in a hot vehicle nearly every 10 days. (NHTSA)

30Jul/140

Wednesday’s Tucson Forecast: Hottest day of the week on tap today

TODAY'S BLOGCAST

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THE CLIFF NOTES

Today - Partly cloudy. 104°, west wind 10 MPH.

Tonight - Partly cloudy. 80°, southeast wind 5 MPH.

Tomorrow - Isolated storms. 101°, west wind 10 MPH.

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TODAY'S WEATHER HEADLINES

A big summer cool-down sent parts of the South to their coldest temperatures on record for July. (NBC News)

9 dead, 25 rescued as flood waters rage near Agua Prieta, Sonora. (El Imparcial)

Mysterious sink holes continue to pop up in Siberia. (Time)

29Jul/140

Tuesday’s Tucson Forecast: Slim storm chances as triple digit temps return

TODAY'S BLOGCAST

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THE CLIFF NOTES

Today - Mostly sunny. 100°, west-northwest wind 10 MPH.

Tonight - Mostly clear. 79°, southeast wind 5 MPH.

Tomorrow - Partly cloudy. 103°, west wind 10-15 MPH.

Click here for today's News 4 Tucson extended forecast

TODAY'S WEATHER STORIES

It's National Rain Day! Here's a history lesson on its origins. (RainDayFestival.com)

Talked about El Nino's slow development a few weeks ago. Here's what's causing the hold up. (NOAA)

Watching this cluster of clouds in the Atlantic. Good chance it develops into a Tropical Depression tomorrow & tracks toward Hispaniola. (National Hurricane Center)

28Jul/140

Monday’s Tucson Forecast: Thunder threat shifts east to start the week

TODAY'S BLOGCAST

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THE CLIFF NOTES

Today - Isolated storms. 97°, southwest wind 10 MPH.

Tonight - Partly cloudy. 76°, southeast wind 5-10 MPH.

Tomorrow - Partly cloudy. 100°, west-northwest wind 10 MPH.

Click here for today's News 4 Tucson extended forecast

TODAY'S WEATHER HEADLINES

Man dies after being struck by lightning in Marina del Rey Sunday. Rare to see SoCal storms in July. (NBC Los Angeles)

National Weather Service confirms a tornado touchdown this morning in eastern Massachusetts. (NBC Boston)

Why I love Capital Weather Gang (and more weather outlets should do this) - explaining why a big storm forecast went bust. (Capital Weather Gang)

25Jul/140

Friday’s Tucson Forecast: Elevated dust storm potential along I-10

TODAY'S BLOGCAST

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THE CLIFF NOTES

Today - Scattered storms. 103°, west wind 10 MPH.

Tonight - Isolated storms early. 78°, southeast wind 5 MPH.

Tomorrow - Scattered storms. 101°, west wind 10 MPH.

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TODAY'S WEATHER HEADLINES

What's with all the haze over Tucson this morning? (KVOA.com)

Great explainer on why early morning tornadoes are rare. (Washington Post)

A study says Earth is in the midst of it's 6th mass extinction. (USA Today Weather)

23Jul/140

Wednesday’s Tucson Forecast: Monsoon storm chances return!

TODAY'S BLOGCAST

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THE CLIFF NOTES

Today - Scattered storms, hot. 106°, east-southeast wind 10-15 MPH.

Tonight - Scattered evening storms. 83°, southeast wind 5-10 MPH.

Tomorrow - Isolated storms, hot. 106°, east-southeast wind 10-15 MPH.

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TODAY'S WEATHER HEADLINES

Do you know what a 20% chance of rain really means? (NPR)

Tropical Depression 2 fading in the Atlantic thanks to dusty Saharan air. (Twitter.com/RyanMaue)

Dozens dead in Taiwan plane crash, weather may be the cause. (Washington Post)

22Jul/140

Tuesday’s Tucson Forecast: Increasing heat, storm chances next 48 hours

TODAY'S BLOGCAST

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THE CLIFF NOTES

Today - Partly cloudy, hot. 105°, west-northwest wind 5-10 MPH.

Tonight - Partly cloudy. 82°, southeast wind 5-10 MPH.

Tomorrow - Isolated storms, near-record heat. 108°, west-southwest 10-15 MPH.

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TODAY'S WEATHER HEADLINES

Mayflies become visible on Doppler radar, cause a car accident in the Upper Midwest. (Star Tribune)

Tropical Depression Two develops in the Caribbean, expected to dissipate late week. (NWS Key West)

Eastern Pacific tropical development may blossom in the next 5 days. (National Hurricane Center)

 

21Jul/140

Monday’s Tucson Forecast: Sonoran swelter, little storm activity this week

TODAY'S BLOGCAST

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THE CLIFF NOTES

Today - Partly cloudy. 103°, west-northwest wind 10 MPH.

Tonight - Partly cloudy. 80°, southeast wind 5 MPH.

Tomorrow - Partly cloudy. 105°, west wind 10 MPH.

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TODAY'S WEATHER HEADLINES

Excessive heat, severe storms possible in Minnesota today. (NWS Twin Cities)

First half of 2014 tied as 3rd warmest on record for globe. (NOAA)

Washington fire fighters finally getting help from Mother Nature. (KING 5)

18Jul/140

Friday’s Tucson Forecast: Few storms for the weekend, a lot of heat lurking

TODAY'S BLOGCAST

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THE CLIFF NOTES

Today - Partly cloudy. 99°, west wind 10 MPH.

Tonight - Partly cloudy. 76°, southeast wind 5 MPH.

Tomorrow - Partly cloudy. 100°, west wind 10 MPH.

Click here for today's News 4 Tucson extended forecast

TODAY'S WEATHER HEADLINES

Rammasun makes landfall in China, becoming its worst typhoon in 41 years. (South China Morning Post)

Dozens of homes destroyed as the Carlton Complex Fire rages in eastern Washington. (KING 5)

USGS updates its earthquake hazard map, Arizona not among the highest risk states. (Los Angeles Times)

17Jul/140

Thursday’s Tucson Forecast: AM showers, then sizzling temps

TODAY'S BLOGCAST

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THE CLIFF NOTES

Today - Partly cloudy. 100°, west wind 10 MPH.

Tonight - Partly cloudy. 77°, south-southeast wind 5-10 MPH.

Tomorrow - Partly cloudy. 100°, west wind 10 MPH.

Click here for today's News 4 Tucson 7 day forecast

TODAY'S WEATHER HEADLINES

Up to 11" rain in north Texas this morning, shutting down I-35 for a time. (NWS Dallas)

Some small relief in the ongoing Arizona drought thanks to Monsoon 2014. (US Drought Monitor)

Typhoon Rammasun barreling toward China, set to make landfall overnight. (Joint Typhoon Warning Center)