Monsoon Links: Stay safe during severe weather - Tucson News Now

Monsoon Links: Stay safe during severe weather

As monsoon storms hit Arizona, stay safe with the latest alerts.

Follow the action on the Tucson News Now First Alert Interactive Radar. Also sign up for Tucson News Now e-mail and text message alerts for the latest severe weather information.  For iPhone, iPad, and Android users, download the Tucson News Now Weather App from your App store.

For traffic and road conditions check the interactive map on AZ511 Statewide Road Alerts. Dust storms are common during the monsoon as gusty winds from severe storms pick up dirt off the desert.  Stay safe with these dust storm driving tips from the Arizona Department of Transportation. 

Check the Wildfire page for the latest information on wildfires burning in Arizona.

Dust storms and wildfire smoke can impact people with asthma or respiratory conditions.  Find up-to-the-minute air quality levels at

The Arizona Emergency Information Network also tracks weather impacts across the state.

For flight delays, check out the FAA Flight Delay Information.

Upload photos and video to See It, Snap It, Send It on Or e-mail pictures and video to  Stay safe while taking photos and video.  Avoid putting yourself in danger.

Take a look at live cameras across Arizona linked to

The National Weather Service storm reports and public information statements for monsoon storms impacts can be found here.  The Tucson National Weather Service also has an extensive Monsoon page that tracks the dew point, lists historical data on rainfall, and more.

To find out how much rain fell in your backyard check out  This is a network of your neighbors that report rain totals at their homes. You can also sign up to report rain totals. To see how much rain fell in your area, simply zoom in and out on the Google map for rain total reports nearby. You can also sign up for the Rain Mapper e-mail.

Pima County Regional Flood Control ALERT System is a network on weather and streamflow sensors in the Tucson metropolitan area. These sensors measure rain totals with some measuring how much water is flowing in area washes. Plus every hour, this Precipitation Report is updated. Many neighborhoods and towns in and around the city of Tucson have multiple sensors.

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