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First Alert Action Day: Scattered thunderstorms, cooler temps in forecast

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Tuesday is a First Alert Action Day as scattered showers, thunderstorms and cooler temperatures move into the region. 

The morning will start off relatively dry, but rain chances will increase throughout the day and into the night. 

According to the National Weather Service of Tucson, up to a quarter inch of rain is possible in some areas, while up to 6 inches of snow is possible in the highest peaks of the mountains.

Tuesday is also expected to be much cooler than normal, with a high of just 68 degrees.

That's 21 degrees cooler than the average temperature for today, and 36 degrees cooler than just four days ago!

As of 7 a.m., the Huachuca Mountains had already seen some snow. 

By 7:30 a.m., Mount Lemmon saw a light dusting of snow as well.

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