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  • BREAKING

    ACTION DAY: Rain, mountain snow coming to southern Arizona

    ACTION DAY: Rain, mountain snow coming to southern Arizona

    Saturday, December 16 2017 6:25 PM EST2017-12-16 23:25:16 GMT

    The KOLD News 13 weather team has called a First Alert Action Day as rain and mountain snow are expected to hit southern Arizona Sunday.

    The KOLD News 13 weather team has called a First Alert Action Day as rain and mountain snow are expected to hit southern Arizona Sunday.

  • BREAKING

    TIME TO GO? What to do, not do when snow falls on Mount Lemmon

    TIME TO GO? What to do, not do when snow falls on Mount Lemmon

    Friday, December 15 2017 11:59 PM EST2017-12-16 04:59:58 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    While most of the Tucson area is getting wet, Mount Lemmon may see some snow this weekend.

    While most of the Tucson area is getting wet, Mount Lemmon may see some snow this weekend.

  • FLASHBACK: Tucson's last white Christmas was in 1987

    FLASHBACK: Tucson's last white Christmas was in 1987

    Thursday, December 14 2017 8:51 AM EST2017-12-14 13:51:53 GMT
    (Source: Bill Morrow)(Source: Bill Morrow)

    The last time Tucson has a white Christmas was 1987, when 3.6 inches fell over a two-day period.

    The last time Tucson has a white Christmas was 1987, when 3.6 inches fell over a two-day period.

  • ACTION DAY: Freezing temperatures coming to southern Arizona

    ACTION DAY: Freezing temperatures coming to southern Arizona

    Sunday, November 19 2017 7:45 PM EST2017-11-20 00:45:10 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    No rain is in the forecast but many will notice it feeling more like November after the recent record heat.

    No rain is in the forecast but many will notice it feeling more like November after the recent record heat.

  • First frost of season has plant nurseries on alert

    First frost of season has plant nurseries on alert

    Thursday, December 7 2017 11:28 PM EST2017-12-08 04:28:03 GMT
    (Source: PxHere)(Source: PxHere)

    Even though the temperatures are expected to drop below freezing in Tucson for one night only, plant nurseries said that's enough to do serious damage to their investments.

    Even though the temperatures are expected to drop below freezing in Tucson for one night only, plant nurseries said that's enough to do serious damage to their investments.

  • PHOTOS: Tucson residents take in 2017's one and only supermoon

    PHOTOS: Tucson residents take in 2017's one and only supermoon

    Monday, December 4 2017 4:42 PM EST2017-12-04 21:42:48 GMT
    Monday, December 4 2017 4:53 PM EST2017-12-04 21:53:52 GMT
    (Source: Doug Groenhoff)(Source: Doug Groenhoff)

    The first of three consecutive super moons appeared Sunday night and Tucson residents took the opportunity to capture some amazing photos.

    The first of three consecutive super moons appeared Sunday night and Tucson residents took the opportunity to capture some amazing photos.

  • How to spot heat sickness in dogs

    How to spot heat sickness in dogs

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 7:55 PM EDT2017-06-06 23:55:22 GMT

    Arizona law requires owners provide their pets adequate food, water, shelter and medical attention.

    Arizona law requires owners provide their pets adequate food, water, shelter and medical attention.

  • First Alert Action Days: FAQ

    First Alert Action Days: FAQ

    Thursday, July 6 2017 1:06 AM EDT2017-07-06 05:06:59 GMT

    We receive many questions regarding our First Alert Action Days in our forecasts.  Here are some frequently asked questions and answers that shed some light on what they mean:

    We receive many questions regarding our First Alert Action Days in our forecasts.  Here are some frequently asked questions and answers that shed some light on what they mean:

  • Explaining our sunsets

    Explaining our sunsets

    Monday, August 15 2016 11:15 PM EDT2016-08-16 03:15:05 GMT
    image: Tucson News Nowimage: Tucson News Now

    Did you notice the lines in the sky during today's sunset?  It's fairly common in Arizona. In fact, it's common enough to make the Arizona State Flag, but it's still always fascinating to see.

    Did you notice the lines in the sky during today's sunset?  It's fairly common in Arizona. In fact, it's common enough to make the Arizona State Flag, but it's still always fascinating to see.

  • 2016 warmer and wetter than average

    2016 warmer and wetter than average

    Wednesday, January 4 2017 3:37 PM EST2017-01-04 20:37:49 GMT
    Image: Wikimedia commonsImage: Wikimedia commons

    2016 will go into the record books as a warmer and wetter than average year.  In fact, 2016 tied 2014 as the warmest year on record with an average temperature of 72.1 degrees according to the National Weather Service in Tucson.  2015 was the 2nd warmest year on record with an average temperature of 71.5 degrees.   To be clear, the average temperature averages out the daily and nightly temperatures throughout the entire year.  To break it down further, if you only...

    2016 will go into the record books as a warmer and wetter than average year.  In fact, 2016 tied 2014 as the warmest year on record with an average temperature of 72.1 degrees according to the National Weather Service in Tucson.  2015 was the 2nd warmest year on record with an average temperature of 71.5 degrees.   To be clear, the average temperature averages out the daily and nightly temperatures throughout the entire year.  To break it down further, if you only...

  • MAPS: Check on power outages in your area

    MAPS: Check on power outages in your area

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 8:10 PM EDT2017-06-22 00:10:07 GMT

    Keep track of the power outages in the Tucson area with interactive maps from TEP and Trico Electric Cooperative.

    Keep track of the power outages in the Tucson area with interactive maps from TEP and Trico Electric Cooperative.

  • Safety Tips: How to survive dust storm while driving

    Safety Tips: How to survive dust storm while driving

    (Source: ADOT)(Source: ADOT)

    Know what to do if you encounter a dust storm while driving.

    Know what to do if you encounter a dust storm while driving.

  • Heat-related illnesses: What to do if they strike

    Heat-related illnesses: What to do if they strike

    Friday, June 6 2014 9:18 AM EDT2014-06-06 13:18:27 GMT
    Monday, May 9 2016 3:45 PM EDT2016-05-09 19:45:30 GMT

    Heat is the #1 weather-related killer in Arizona. Stay safe with tips, plus a list of symptoms for heat-related illness and what to do if you fall ill.

    Heat is the #1 weather-related killer in Arizona. Stay safe with tips, plus a list of symptoms for heat-related illness and what to do if you fall ill.

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