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Storm brings rain, strong wind gusts to metro Phoenix Saturday night

A storm rolled through metro Phoenix Saturday night, bringing rain and wind across the Valley.
5 months ago
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Know what to do during 2019 Arizona monsoon season

Arizona's unpredictable monsoon season officially begins Saturday. Emergency personnel have tips to that should help keeper you prepared and safe for the coming weeks of storms.
3 years ago
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Phoenix ties daily heat record set over 4 decades ago at 112 degrees

Phoenix tied its daily heat record at 112 degrees Wednesday, a peak temperature that hasn't been broken since 1974, according to the National Weather Service.
3 years ago
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In case you wondered, triple digits coming back to Phoenix area

Some may think Phoenix is in for a mild summer due to recent cool temperatures, but a National Weather Service meteorologist says this isn't the case. 
3 years ago
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Rain expected to break up dry spell in Phoenix on Tuesday night

Rain showers and cooler temperatures are expected to hit Phoenix on Tuesday night, breaking up a more than monthlong dry spell.
3 years ago
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Rain, snow and even hail hit Arizona on Presidents Day

Metro Phoenix received heavy rain on Presidents Day, while northern Arizona continued to see heavy snowfall and parts of the Valley were hit with hail.
3 years ago
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Rain showers in Phoenix expected Thursday, may last through Friday

Widespread showers are expected to pass through the Valley through Friday, dropping temperatures along the way, according to the National Weather Service. 
4 years ago
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Need sandbags as Tropical Storm Rosa approaches? Here’s where to get them

With Tropical Storm Rosa on the way, some Arizonans may want to use sandbags to prepare for the predicted storms.
4 years ago
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Excessive heat warning issued with Phoenix highs soaring into 100s

The National Weather Service issued an excessive heat warning for the Phoenix area for Sunday, with forecasts calling for the hottest temperatures the area has seen this year.
4 years ago
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Maricopa County parks department to lift annual fire ban

Visitors to Maricopa County parks will be able to use campfires, fire pits and charcoal grills again starting Friday when the annual fire ban is lifted.
7 years ago
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Thanks, nature! Arizona takes big step away from drought

Thanks to recent rain, Arizona is not experiencing extreme or exceptional drought for the first time in years, the National Weather Service said.
7 years ago
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Under the sun: Metro Phoenix to hit 100 days of 100-degree heat

The Valley is expected to experience another 100-degree temperature day for the 100th time this year, according to the National Weather Service.
7 years ago
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Despite uptick in showers, Phoenix seeing average monsoon season

PHOENIX — It may feel like it has rained more this summer than in years past, but the National Weather Service said Phoenix is sitting right where it was expected to be about halfway through the monsoon season. Charlotte Dewey with the weather service said Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has received 1.5 inches of […]
7 years ago
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Morning storms trigger dust storm warnings in Phoenix

PHOENIX — Mid-morning storms triggered dust storm warnings Tuesday in Phoenix and surrounding areas. Traffic cameras showed the fast-moving dust approaching the East Valley about 9:30 a.m. with rain following behind. Behind the dust, we're seeing rain on US 60. Be alert on SR 87 abd US 60 east of the Valley. pic.twitter.com/GXjP0Ie3Z4 — Arizona […]
7 years ago
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Excessive heat to smother metro Phoenix this week

Excessive heat will replace the monsoon conditions in Phoenix for at least a couple days this week.
7 years ago