They also remind us that the monsoon season includes violent thunderstorms, blinding dust storms, strong winds and heavy (sometimes similar to standing under a bucket of water poured directly on the head) rains.
The NWS monsoon tracker link didn't work.
Tucson's weather forecast for today and tonight:
Today: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 106. Northwest wind between 9 and 16 mph.As of 9am MST the temp was 96. The dew point was 45 (humidity 18%), fast approaching the point where swamp (evaporative) coolers will no longer work.
Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. West northwest wind 6 to 15 mph becoming southeast.
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