Arizona Weather News

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Isolated showers move through metro Phoenix, surprising morning commuters

Some commuters got a surprise on their way to work Thursday morning when isolated showers moved through metro Phoenix.
7 days ago
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Damon Allred

Rare northern lights seen across Arizona’s night sky due to extreme geomagnetic storm

Did you stay up late Friday night to catch the northern lights seen from Arizona? If not, you may have more chances over the weekend.
12 days ago
A silhouette of a woman holding up a baby with the sun turning the sky yellow. The 2024 Phoenix Mot...
Kevin Stone

Metro Phoenix temperatures expected to climb into upper 90s over Mother’s Day weekend

The Mother's Day forecast for metro Phoenix calls for temperatures in the upper 90s as the area experiences a warming trend.
13 days ago
Crates of bottled water are seen stacked up near the entrance of a Heat Relief Network site at Firs...
Kevin Stone

Heat Relief Network aims to reduce heat-related deaths during metro Phoenix’s hottest months

The Heat Relief Network, an annual campaign to reduce heat-related deaths during metro Phoenix’s hottest months, is up and running for 2024.
22 days ago
Seasonal forecast maps from the National Weather Service show the chances for above-normal temperat...
Kevin Stone

Will metro Phoenix see a repeat of last year’s brutal summer weather?

It's too soon to tell if Phoenix will see a repeat of 2023’s brutal summer, but the early weather outlook isn't promising.
23 days ago
Arizona Snowbowl was hit 30 inches of snow in late April 2024 as the ski season was winding down....

Arizona Snowbowl gets 30 inches of new snow over weekend at tail end of ski season

There's not much time left to ski at Arizona Snowbowl this season, but there's plenty of fresh snow on the ground at the Flagstaff resort.
24 days ago
The city of Phoenix and Maricopa County will initiate an annual fire ban for parks and mountain pre...

Fire bans for Phoenix and Maricopa County parks go into effect on May 1

The city of Phoenix and Maricopa County will initiate an annual fire ban for parks and mountain preserves beginning on May 1.
1 month ago
KTAR Video

Video: How Arizonans are contributing to the early heat as Phoenix records its first 100-degree day of 2024

According to the National Weather Service, Phoenix’s first 100-degree temperature was recorded at 3:10 p.m on Sunday. Jim Sharpe looks back on the history of early heat, how Phoenicians are contributing to the early hot temperatures and how they can help this Earth Day. Video: Jeremy Schnell and Felisa Cárdenas/KTAR News  
1 month ago
Phoenix experienced its first 100-degree day of the year on April 21, 2024. The daily average tempe...

Phoenix records first 100-degree day of 2024

After a wet and cool start to the year, Phoenix experienced its first 100-degree day of the year on Sunday.
1 month ago
Patrons are warned about the heat at the Desert Botanical Garden entrance, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2023,...
Kevin Stone

Phoenix expected to approach 100 degrees as temperatures rise in coming days

Tuesday is expected to be Phoenix’s last day under 90 degrees for a while, and the year’s first triple-digit temperatures could be here soon.
1 month ago
A woman uses an umbrella to shield herself from the sun while walking in Phoenix in the summer of 2...

Phoenix records first, but certainly not last, 90-degree day of 2024

Are you feeling the heat? Phoenix recorded its first 90-degree day of the year on Thursday, but it certainly won’t be the last.
1 month ago
Chart showing the Phoenix weather forecast. The city is expected to see the first 90-degree day of ...
Kevin Stone

Phoenix expected to heat up for first 90-degree day of 2024 before weekend

Phoenix is expected to see its first 90-degree day of the year before the weekend after falling just short last week.
1 month ago
Junior Espejo looks through eclipse glasses being handed out by NASA on April 08, 2024, in Houlton,...
Kevin Stone

Skies expected to be clear above Phoenix area during Monday’s solar eclipse

Despite some cloud coverage early in the day, the forecast calls for clear skies above the Phoenix area by the time of Monday’s solar eclipse.
1 month ago
The sun is seen on the horizon beyond a ramada at South Mountain Park. Phoenix-area temperatures ar...
Kevin Stone

Phoenix-area temperatures expected to near 90 degrees Thursday, nosedive a day later

Phoenix-area temperatures are expected reach approach 90 degrees on Thursday before a cooling system moves in the next day.
2 months ago
Cars are seen driving on a wet street through drops on a window or windshield on a rainy day....
Kevin Stone

Isolated showers, storms still possible in Phoenix area after widespread overnight rain

The spring storm that brought rare Easter Sunday rain to metro Phoenix continued to impact the region Monday.
2 months ago
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Serena O'Sullivan

Phoenix sets new daily rainfall record and sees first measurable rainfall on Easter in 25 years

The city of Phoenix set a new daily rainfall record of 0.5 inches for March 31 on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).
2 months ago
A weather system brought showers to metro Phoenix, NWS said. (File photo by Ahmad Al-Rubare/AFP via...

Cold weather system brings steady streams of showers over metro Phoenix

Easter morning was off to a wet start for the metro Phoenix area due to a cold weather system in northern Arizona, NWS said.
2 months ago
Split panel image of a boy holding an umbrella for the Easter bunny on a left and a child holding a...
Kevin Stone

Holiday rain: Strong weather system to hit Phoenix area over Easter weekend

With a potent cold front expected to bring high winds and widespread rain to the Phoenix area this weekend, the Easter bunny might want to hide those eggs indoors.
2 months ago
Rain is expected to continue during the evening, NWS said. (File photo by Oliver Berg/picture allia...
Serena O'Sullivan

Scattered rain showers fall over metro Phoenix area

A cold front arrived in the metro Phoenix area overnight, leading to cooler temperatures and scattered rain showers on Sunday morning.
2 months ago
Dark clouds form over Piestewa Peak in Phoenix, Arizona, in a file photo....
Kevin Stone

Phoenix weekend weather forecast includes cooler temperatures, chance of rain

The run of 80-degree days in Phoenix is expected to last a few more days before temperatures take a dive over the weekend.
2 months ago
Light rains and storms hit the metro on Wednesday afternoon, along with gusty winds. (Arizona Depar...

Showers, isolated storms drench parts of metro Phoenix area

Showers and isolated storms brought moisture and high wind speeds to the metro Phoenix area on Wednesday afternoon.
2 months ago
With the summer months quickly approaching, more heat-relief resources are on the way to Maricopa C...
SuElen Rivera

As summer approaches, here’s what Maricopa County is offering to help you stay safe in the heat

With the summer months quickly approaching, more heat-relief resources are on the way to Maricopa County to help residents and visitors safely make it through the season.
2 months ago
Parts of the East Valley saw storms develop, bringing pea-sized hail and 40-mph winds. (ADOT camera...

Scattered spring showers, some hail hits East Valley

A scattered storm system brought strong wind gusts, rain and hail to parts of the East Valley on Monday evening.
2 months ago
US 89A near Jacob Lake is blanketed in snow during a winter storm as seen in an Arizona Department ...

Multiple stretches of highway closed in northern Arizona due to winter storm

With a winter storm creating unsafe driving conditions, multiple stretches of highway were closed in northern Arizona on Friday.
2 months ago
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