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  • 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:

  • Tucson's last white Christmas: 1987

    Tucson's last white Christmas: 1987

    Friday, December 23 2016 12:22 AM EST2016-12-23 05:22:50 GMT
    (Source: Bill Morrow)(Source: Bill Morrow)

    The last time Tucson saw snow on Christmas or Christmas Eve was in 1987. 1 inch of snow fell Christmas Eve, and another 2.6 inches fell Christmas Day.

    The last time Tucson saw snow on Christmas or Christmas Eve was in 1987. 1 inch of snow fell Christmas Eve, and another 2.6 inches fell Christmas Day.

  • 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...

  • Science Says: Era of monster hurricanes roiling the Atlantic

    Science Says: Era of monster hurricanes roiling the Atlantic

    Thursday, October 5 2017 1:43 PM EDT2017-10-05 17:43:42 GMT
    Tuesday, October 10 2017 2:48 PM EDT2017-10-10 18:48:01 GMT
    An analysis of 167 years of federal hurricane data shows that we are living in the busiest generation for major Atlantic storms.
    An analysis of 167 years of federal hurricane data shows that we are living in the busiest generation for major Atlantic storms.
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • BLOOPERS: Monsoon 2016: The Perfect Storm

    BLOOPERS: Monsoon 2016: The Perfect Storm

    Monday, June 13 2016 5:42 PM EDT2016-06-13 21:42:59 GMT

    The Monsoon 2016 special proved to be the perfect storm … for bloopers.

    The Monsoon 2016 special proved to be the perfect storm … for bloopers.

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