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Rain likely and flooding possible heading into the weekend

Flash Flooding is possible heading into the weekend.
Posted at 8:50 AM, Jul 29, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-29 20:48:03-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN)  — UPDATED 5:48 p.m.

Strong thunderstorms are moving across the west side of Tucson and producing heavy rain and some localized street flooding.

These thunderstorms are moving northwest at about 15 miles per hour.

The Flood Watch has been extended until 11 PM tonight for all of SE Arizona.

Scattered thunderstorms combined with already saturated ground is keeping our flood risk high through this evening. This weekend, the flood threat will subside.

Our busy week of monsoon showers and thunderstorms is set to stick with us through the weekend.

Today we're expecting storms chances to increase after the morning hours, with heavy downpours and flash flooding possible. A Flood Watch is in place until 11 p.m. across most of Pima County and all of Cochise County.

Highs will stay cooler than average for this time of year, generally topping out in the mid-90s.

Saturday and Sunday we're expecting a similar day, with a good chance of seeing scattered showers and thunderstorms across Pima County and the Tucson metro area.

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