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1232 PM: A line of strong thunderstorms continues from the Vail area towards Sahuarita and is moving east at around 20 mph. This line of storms will continue to produce gusty winds in excess of 40 mph, brief heavy rain and small hail. #azwx 

⛈️📡 209 PM Radar Update: The broken line of showers and thunderstorms we've been watching continues to push to the south and east with some heavier rain the Sierra Vista region currently. Main concerns continue to be gusty winds and brief heavy downpours. #azwx 

24-hour precipitation reports across southeast Arizona: #azwx 

1127 AM: A broken line of thunderstorms continues to move towards the east across the Tucson Metro. These are producing areas of brief heavy rain, wind gusts in excess of 40 mph and small hail. #azwx 

🥶 Who is with us and feeling that October chill!? Here is a look at current temps with most locations in the 60 to lower 80's. We've gone ahead and lowered the high temperature forecast this afternoon given these cooler trends with clouds and precipitation in the region. #azwx 

A low pressure system will meander around the desert southwest and northwest Mexico over the next few days. This will keep a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the forecast and keep temperatures near or below average. #azwx 

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Haboob moving through Tucson now! Visibility less than 1/4 mile in many locales. Here is a view from our office. Wind gust to 55 MPH just observed at DM Air Force Base. #azwx 

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Today marks the 2-yr anniversary of the Bighorn Fire in southern AZ. Lightning started this fire on June 5th, 2020. It would continue to grow into late July reaching 119,541 acres. It is the 8th largest fire in AZ history. For more info check out: #AZwx 

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Wow....where is the high elevation smoke moving into the Western United States from? The smoke is the hazy slow moving mass moving in from the W/NW This will be a thread explaining what is happening. #azwx  #smoke  #wildfires2022Russia 

Current look atop Mt. Lemmon indicates about 3" of snow thus far. More to come today! #azwx 

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