TUCSON, Ariz. - A tornado warning was issued in Marana, Picture Rocks and Rillito, Arizona Thursday.
Tornado Warning including Marana AZ, Picture Rocks AZ, Rillito AZ until 4:15 PM MST pic.twitter.com/cR1gmUMHbs— NWS Tucson (@NWSTucson) September 26, 2019
A flash flood warning was issued for the Tucson area Tuesday.
There is chance of flash floods in the Tucson area Tuesday, the National Weather Service said.
The Flood Watch has been canceled for much of SE Arizona including the Tucson metro area. No heavy rain is expected for the remainder of the night. The Flood Watch continues for areas north & west of Tucson until 1 AM... pic.twitter.com/HHxGHfxCiw— Cuyler Diggs (@CDiggsKGUNWX) July 31, 2019
A Blowing Dust Advisory has been issued until 9 PM tonight for much of southern Arizona. The Advisory includes the I-8 stretch from Casa Grande to just east of Yuma. It also includes I-10 from Casa Grande to just south of Phoenix. Pull Aside, Stay Alive! pic.twitter.com/tv1FaXIRRo— Cuyler Diggs (@CDiggsKGUNWX) July 30, 2019
Another Flood Advisory has been issued for E. Cent. Pima County until 5:15 PM. Heavy rain has fallen in Arivaca and to the west of I-19 near Green Valley and Sahuarita. Washes will be flowing. Remember to Turn Around, Don't Drown! pic.twitter.com/jGE6puFZmW— Cuyler Diggs (@CDiggsKGUNWX) July 30, 2019
The first Flood Advisory of the afternoon has been issued for SE Pima County until 5:30 PM. Up to 2" of rain has fallen north of Sasabe... pic.twitter.com/ze6ClRiMip— Cuyler Diggs (@CDiggsKGUNWX) July 30, 2019
Expected thunderstorm activity is starting to materialize south of Tucson. The National Weather Service says severe storms are most likely in areas just outside the city.
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The radar is starting to light-up with thunderstorm activity. Strong thunderstorms have developed to the west of Green Valley and are slowly moving NW. Gusty outflow wind and heavy rain will be possible with these storms... pic.twitter.com/5cMiVi4dHH— Cuyler Diggs (@CDiggsKGUNWX) July 30, 2019
Scattered showers and thunderstorms are developing to the south and northeast of Tucson, the National Weather Service says.
12:14 pm: Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are developing mainly to the south and northeast of Tucson. Expect additional development throughout the afternoon. #azwx pic.twitter.com/1caP9SSS9k— NWS Tucson (@NWSTucson) July 30, 2019
In addition to the flash flood threat today, the Storm Prediction Center has placed a majority of the region in a marginal risk for strong to severe thunderstorms. The main threat will be gusty outflow winds later this afternoon and evening. #azwx pic.twitter.com/z5rfQsN0ST— NWS Tucson (@NWSTucson) July 30, 2019
The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Watch said the watch was issued for parts of southeast Arizona, including the Baboquivari Mountains, Catalina and Rincon Mountains, Dragoon and Mule and Huachuca and Santa Rita Mountains, South Central Pinal County, Southeast Pinal County, Tohono O`odham Nation, Tucson Metro Area, Upper San Pedro River Valley, Upper Santa Cruz River Valley/Altar Valley and Western Pima County.
The warning kicks in at 2 p.m. and lasts through most of the night.
According to the service, early morning showers should be followed by another round of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening.