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  • Tips for staying safe while hiking in Arizona

    Tips for staying safe while hiking in Arizona

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:17 PM EDT2018-06-15 03:17:45 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    Thanks to amazing weather and topography, southern Arizona can be a hiker's dream. That dream can become a nightmare if hikers don't take basic precautions or plan ahead.

    Thanks to amazing weather and topography, southern Arizona can be a hiker's dream. That dream can become a nightmare if hikers don't take basic precautions or plan ahead.

  • 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
    Thursday, June 21 2018 3:53 PM EDT2018-06-21 19:53:08 GMT

    Heat is the top 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 top 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.

  • Woman rescued from car stuck in wash west of Tucson

    Woman rescued from car stuck in wash west of Tucson

    Friday, August 10 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-08-10 12:58:12 GMT

    According to a spokesman from the Avra Valley Fire District, rescuers found the woman in her 50s standing on the vehicle near West Manville and North Reservation roads. 

    According to a spokesman from the Avra Valley Fire District, rescuers found the woman in her 50s standing on the vehicle near West Manville and North Reservation roads. 

  • UPDATE: Woman found dead in wash identified

    UPDATE: Woman found dead in wash identified

    Monday, August 20 2018 9:07 PM EDT2018-08-21 01:07:18 GMT
    The Tucson Police Department said the body of Alane Reyes, 34, was located in a midtown wash on Wednesday, Aug. 8. (Source: Reyes Family)The Tucson Police Department said the body of Alane Reyes, 34, was located in a midtown wash on Wednesday, Aug. 8. (Source: Reyes Family)

    The woman found dead in a wash earlier this week had been identified as 34-year-old Alane Reyes.

    The woman found dead in a wash earlier this week had been identified as 34-year-old Alane Reyes.

  • Man dies after car gets stuck in flooded wash in Cochise County

    Man dies after car gets stuck in flooded wash in Cochise County

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:09 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:09:50 GMT
    (Source: Google Maps)(Source: Google Maps)

    Authorities in Cochise County say a 77-year-old man has died after the car he was driving got stuck in flooded wash.

    Authorities in Cochise County say a 77-year-old man has died after the car he was driving got stuck in flooded wash.

  • Science Says: Hotter weather turbocharges US West wildfires

    Science Says: Hotter weather turbocharges US West wildfires

    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-08-19 15:27:02 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 8:40 PM EDT2018-08-21 00:40:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Noah Berger). FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2018 file photo, firefighters monitor a backfire while battling the Ranch Fire, part of the Mendocino Complex Fire near Ladoga, Calif. The years with the most acres burned by wildfires have some of the hot...(AP Photo/Noah Berger). FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2018 file photo, firefighters monitor a backfire while battling the Ranch Fire, part of the Mendocino Complex Fire near Ladoga, Calif. The years with the most acres burned by wildfires have some of the hot...

    An AP analysis finds a clear connection between warmer temperatures out west and more land burned by wildfires.

    An AP analysis finds a clear connection between warmer temperatures out west and more land burned by wildfires.

  • MAPS: Check on power outages in your area

    MAPS: Check on power outages in your area

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-06-13 22:36:02 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.

  • How to survive dust storm while driving

    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.

  • WATCH: Find out what to expect during Monsoon 2018

    WATCH: Find out what to expect during Monsoon 2018

    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:41 PM EDT2018-06-15 02:41:39 GMT

    Monsoon begins Friday, June 15 but we're preparing you for the storms tonight with our special Mastering the Monsoon.

    Monsoon begins Friday, June 15 but we're preparing you for the storms tonight with our special Mastering the Monsoon.

  • How to keep critters out of your home during monsoon

    How to keep critters out of your home during monsoon

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-07-10 18:37:39 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    Pest experts recommend strategic and active planning to try and avoid bugs finding a way into your home.

    Pest experts recommend strategic and active planning to try and avoid bugs finding a way into your home.

  • Pima Co. Flood Control: Preparing for monsoon a year-round task

    Pima Co. Flood Control: Preparing for monsoon a year-round task

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 2:05 PM EDT2018-07-11 18:05:27 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    When it comes to removing sediment and debris the Pima County Flood Control workers encounter a variety of things.

    When it comes to removing sediment and debris the Pima County Flood Control workers encounter a variety of things.

  • Marana animal shelter hoping for help after monsoon floods

    Marana animal shelter hoping for help after monsoon floods

    Thursday, July 12 2018 1:53 AM EDT2018-07-12 05:53:28 GMT
    HOPE Animal Shelter opened its doors in 2015.  Tuesday's damage is the worst director Justin Gallick has seen.  Source:  Tucson News Now.HOPE Animal Shelter opened its doors in 2015. Tuesday's damage is the worst director Justin Gallick has seen. Source: Tucson News Now.

    Hope Animal Shelter Director Justin Gallick shared a video of the flowing waters outside the shelter on Joplin Lane Tuesday afternoon, which soon rushed into the building with more than 75 animals inside.

    Hope Animal Shelter Director Justin Gallick shared a video of the flowing waters outside the shelter on Joplin Lane Tuesday afternoon, which soon rushed into the building with more than 75 animals inside.

  • Clearing homeless camps from washes, storm drains is part of monsoon prep

    Clearing homeless camps from washes, storm drains is part of monsoon prep

    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-07-12 16:15:06 GMT

    Debris left in the washes and storm drains can ultimately result in blockages that cause flooding when monsoon rains hit. 

    Debris left in the washes and storm drains can ultimately result in blockages that cause flooding when monsoon rains hit. 

  • Chasing the storm, one photo at a time

    Chasing the storm, one photo at a time

    Friday, July 13 2018 9:33 AM EDT2018-07-13 13:33:31 GMT
    Storm chasing in southern Arizona. (Source: Tucson News Now)Storm chasing in southern Arizona. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Before the storms hit your neighborhood, there's some adrenaline junkies that try to get ahead of it - so they can get the perfect shot. 

    Before the storms hit your neighborhood, there's some adrenaline junkies that try to get ahead of it - so they can get the perfect shot. 

  • Monsoon season not expected to end drought in US Southwest

    Monsoon season not expected to end drought in US Southwest

    Wednesday, June 27 2018 7:27 AM EDT2018-06-27 11:27:18 GMT
    Wednesday, June 27 2018 9:57 AM EDT2018-06-27 13:57:57 GMT
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    The upcoming monsoon season in the nation’s Southwest is expected to be wetter than normal, but weather experts said Monday that even an exceptionally damp season is unlikely to lift the region’s annual rainfall to average levels.

    The upcoming monsoon season in the nation’s Southwest is expected to be wetter than normal, but weather experts said Monday that even an exceptionally damp season is unlikely to lift the region’s annual rainfall to average levels.

  • First Alert Action Days: FAQ

    First Alert Action Days: FAQ

    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:56 PM EDT2018-05-25 00:56:07 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

    Friday, March 2 2018 1:11 PM EST2018-03-02 18:11:49 GMT
    image: Tucson News Nowimage: Tucson News Now
    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.

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