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Danny Shapiro

Metro Phoenix greeted with storm bringing hail, rain, cooler temperatures

Parts of metro Phoenix were pelted with hail, rain and cooler temperatures on Thursday afternoon, according to NWS.
25 days ago
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Snow blankets Flagstaff area, creates hazardous driving conditions

Flagstaff saw its first significant snow of the year on Thursday, as a white blanket created hazardous driving conditions across sections of northern Arizona.
25 days ago
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Sweater weather alert: Valley temperatures to dive from 80 to mid-60s

An abrupt but brief change in the weather will bring a real feel of fall to metro Phoenix over the next couple of days, forecasters said Wednesday.
26 days ago
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Marcia Hammond

Snow much fun: Arizona transportation officials open voting to name plows

There's snow business like naming the plows that will clear the high country wintertime roads for the Arizona Department of Transportation.
1 month ago
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Scattered storms bring heavy rainfall across the Valley, thousands without power

As scattered storms made their way across the Valley throughout Saturday, numerous areas saw heavy rainfall, leaving thousands of residents without power.
1 month ago
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Valley forecast to see showers and thunderstorms this weekend

Areas of the Valley could see up to an inch of rain this weekend, the bulk of which is expected to fall Saturday evening into Sunday morning.
1 month ago
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Maricopa County saw record number of heat-associated deaths in 2021

Maricopa County endured more heat-associated deaths in 2021 than in any other year since 2006, when the county began recording such data.
2 months ago
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Low-income communities in Phoenix, other cities learn to tackle climate-fueled heat

Several nonprofit initiatives are popping up around the nation, including in Phoenix, to educate residents about climate-fueled heat that disproportionately affects low income neighborhoods of color.
2 months ago
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Marcia Hammond

Metro Phoenix cleaning up after high winds uproot trees, knock out power

The Valley was cleaning up Tuesday after a dust storm raged across metro Phoenix the previous day with winds that reached over 60 mph.
2 months ago
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More than 40,000 Valley residents see outages while dust storm passes

More than 40,000 residents experienced power outages Monday afternoon while a dust storm passed through the Valley.
2 months ago
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Tornado damages residential properties in northern Arizona, winds reach 100 mph

A tornado damaged 8-10 residences in the Junipine Estates north of Williams Monday afternoon, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office announced. 
2 months ago
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Downpours aside, monsoon season in Phoenix will finish below rainfall average

Some places got lots of rain, some places got less, but as monsoon season in Arizona pushes out its last sigh Friday, Phoenix will finish at just about average rainfall and cooler temperatures, weather experts said.
2 months ago
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Phoenix nonprofit rescues nearly 200 people from heat during summer months

A Phoenix nonprofit announced Friday it rescued nearly 200 people from the heat during the 2022 summer.
2 months ago
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Rain comes down in Phoenix area Wednesday morning, more on way

Storms dropped rain across the Phoenix area Wednesday morning in a reminder that the monsoon season isn’t quite over.
2 months ago
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Phoenix could get rain this week in possible final storms of monsoon season

Phoenix this week could get its final smattering of rain during the monsoon season, according to forecasters.
2 months ago
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Rattlesnakes and toads get busy during Arizona’s monsoon season

This summer’s monsoon has been active across Arizona, bringing violent winds, torrential rain and flash floods. Rattlesnakes and toads, too.
2 months ago
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Storms knock down trees, power lines across metro Phoenix; more rain likely to come

Storms brought down trees and power lines around metro Phoenix, leaving tens of thousands of people without electricity Sunday night.
3 months ago
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Arizona’s latest storm hits parts of the Valley as monsoon season continues

Rainfall reached the Valley Friday afternoon, with chances for more storms increasing throughout the evening. 
3 months ago
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Marcia Hammond

Hurricane Kay off Mexico coast likely to push rain all the way to metro Phoenix by Friday

A hurricane with winds of 85 mph heading hundreds of miles away from Phoenix will still make its presence known locally in the form of rain starting Friday, forecasters said.
3 months ago
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Power restored in most of Bullhead City after Sunday storm knocked down poles

About 2,000 households in Bullhead City were still without electricity Tuesday after a weekend wind storm toppled about 50 power poles.
3 months ago
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Excessive heat warning for metro Phoenix extended through Wednesday

The Labor Day weekend excessive heat warning for metro Phoenix has been extended through Wednesday, authorities said.
3 months ago
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Sunday night storm knocks out power for most residents of an Arizona city

Crews are scrambling to repair 50 power poles toppled by a wind storm in Bullhead City, resulting in a blackout for most of its 40,000 residents.
3 months ago
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Dust storm moves into Valley ahead of expected evening thunderstorms

A dust storm was seen Friday evening in the southeast Valley just before evening thunderstorms are expected.
3 months ago
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Phoenix to be under excessive heat warning for most of Labor Day weekend

It's going to be a toasty Labor Day weekend in metro Phoenix, with an excessive heat warning issued for Saturday-Monday.
3 months ago