LIVE UPDATES: Flash flood watch issued for Tucson area Tuesday

Posted at 6:05 AM, Jul 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-26 18:54:01-04


TUCSON, Ariz. - A tornado warning was issued in Marana, Picture Rocks and Rillito, Arizona Thursday.

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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.

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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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Scattered showers and thunderstorms are developing to the south and northeast of Tucson, the National Weather Service says.

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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.