Lower chances for storms as weather heats up heading to the 4th of July

Posted at 6:29 AM, Jul 02, 2024

TUCSON, Ariz — Tuesday will see one of the last days of storms heading into the holiday weekend here in Tucson.

103 degrees is the high for today with chances for thunderstorms later in the afternoon.

Heading into the holiday weekend storm chances dissipate as temperatures heat up to well past average.

Sierra Vista and Cochise County see increased chances for thunderstorms this afternoon with Sierra Vista seeing a high of 91 degrees.

Blake Phillips is a reporter for KGUN 9. Originally from St. Louis, Mo., Blake grew up in Sierra Vista. During his college tenure at the Missouri School of Journalism, Blake worked for the NBC affiliate KOMU-TV in Columbia. He is excited to return to a place he calls home and give back to the community in which he grew up. Share your story ideas and important issues with Blake by emailing