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Get ready for a busy year fighting wildfires, Arizona experts warn

After one of the driest monsoon season on record last year, Arizona already has seen a few fires this year and experts say the state is likely to experience another major year for wildfires.... Read more»

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Tucson & Southern Arizona

Live weather radar

Live weather radar for Tucson and the rest of Southern Arizona from the National Weather Service.... Read more»

Interactive state hazard map launched to help Arizonans prepare

A new interactive hazard map developed by the Arizona Geological Survey and the Arizona Division of Emergency Management enables visitors to explore areas with active faults, past earthquakes and earth fissures, as well as zones considered at risk for floods and wildfire.... Read more»

Extended excessive heat brings warnings about heat-related illness, death

As wildfires burned in northern Arizona, health officials were warning Monday about the danger of excessive temperatures that were baking Phoenix and the southern half of the state.... Read more»

Blizzard warning issued for S. Az mountains

The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for Southern Arizona, saying that 19 inches or more of snow could fall in the mountains throughout Wednesday. Snow could fall in the Tucson valley, with up to three inches dusting the metro area by Wednesday night.... Read more»

Accenture Match Play Championship

Weather could put chilly bite in Match Play tourney

Fans poured into the Ritz-Carlton's Golf Club at Dove Mountain on Tuesday, hoping to catch a glimpse of some of the world's best golf talent in town for the Accenture Match Play Championship. When matches tee off on Wednesday, those fans might have a less sunny sight, as wind, rain and even possible snow are forecast.... Read more»

Cold Pueblo: Hard freezes to threaten pipes, plants

Hard freezes this weekend will put plants and water pipes at risk. Tucson Water is advising checks of exposed plumbing, water pipes and especially backflow assemblies. The National Weather Service is warning of hard freezes overnight Friday-Monday, with temperatures as low as 23 degrees.... Read more»1

More snow forecast for SE Arizona

More snow is headed toward Sierra Vista and Bisbee, the National Weather Service said Sunday. The agency issued a winter storm watch for Monday night, saying there may be up to six inches of snow in areas above 5,000 feet.... Read more»

Weather Sevice: Freeze warning overnight

Prepare yourself Tucson, it's going to be a chilly night. A freeze warning is in effect for the Tucson area from 1 a.m. to 8 a.m. Tuesday.... Read more»

Weather Service warns of continued heat

Temperatures in Tucson are forecast to top 109 degrees again on Monday, and in a heat advisory, the Weather Service said thermometers could reach 114 in some areas.... Read more»

Warm, dry winter and spring raise likelihood for wildfires

Arizona is one of several Western states with a higher-than-normal likelihood for large wildfires this summer based on unseasonably dry weather conditions, according to new data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association.... Read more»

Red flag warning issued, high fire danger leading into weekend

High temperatures aren't forecast to top 100 degrees Thursday, but the Weather Service is maintaining a Tucson-area red flag warning and wind advisory, and issued a fire weather watch for Saturday in Graham, Greenlee and Cochise counties.... Read more»

Temps cool, but winds drive fire danger

While temperatures are forecast to be a bit cooler Wednesday, the Weather Service has issued a red flag warning and wind advisory, saying that gusting winds and dry conditions create a high fire danger, and warning that dust storms are possible.... Read more»

Heat advisory, red flag warnings issued

Temperatures in Southern Arizona are again forecast to top 105 degrees on Tuesday, and the Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for Wednesday, saying that gusting winds and dry conditions will create a high fire danger.... Read more»

Hot, hot, hot: Weather Service issues advisory as temps top 105

Thermometers in Southern Arizona are expected to top 105 degrees Monday, with some hitting 108, prompting the National Weather Service to issue a heat advisory. The low-down: stay in the shade if you can't stay indoors.... Read more»

Weather Service: Freeze warning overnight

Prepare for a chilly night. A freeze warning is in effect for the Tucson area from 2 a.m. to 8 a.m. Tuesday.... Read more»

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