Monsoon 2013

Aug 22, 2013 1:33 PM by Jeff Beamish

From Monsoon downer to potential deluge

TUCSON - Consider the rest of the work week the calm before the storm.

Dry air moving in from the east limits the thunder threat today, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Expect isolated storms, especially along & west of an Oracle-Sierra Vista line. Highs return to the 100's this afternoon in Tucson.

Newly minted Tropical Depression Nine-E in the eastern Pacific ramps up storm chances this weekend. A Gulf surge of moisture helps trigger scattered storms, with Sunday likely the stormiest day. Many southern Arizona locations could see 0.50-1.00" rain, especially west of Tucson. Isolated 2" rainfall amounts can't be ruled out.

With scattered storms possible, highs this weekend struggle to reach the low to mid 90's.

Click the video above for a look at Jeff's True View 4 extended forecast. Click here for the full forecast breakdown on Jeff's Weather Blog.

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