National Weather Service

Arizona Receives More Snow And Rain As Spring Arrives

Mar 19, 2020

Plows are clearing roads on parts of northern Arizona on the first day of spring after a storm dropped heavy snow that created traffic backups Thursday morning.

'Wet And Unsettled' Weather To Continue In Arizona This Week

Mar 11, 2020
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Soggy weather is expected across Arizona through Friday.  Forecasters say possible heavy rains in some areas could result in flooding with flowing washes and roads covered by water.

High Winds Force Closure Of Ski Lifts At Arizona Snowbowl

Feb 26, 2020

The Arizona Snowbowl ski resort closed all lifts after wind gusts at the top of the mountain ranged reached 84 mph Tuesday afternoon.

Arizona Begins To Dry Out After Weekend Rain And Snowstorm

Feb 24, 2020

Rainfall Saturday in Phoenix set a record for the date in the city as soggy conditions prompted cancellation of some spring training baseball games scheduled in the valley. The National Weather Service reported 0.9 inch of rain in Phoenix by late morning, easily breaking the previous record of 0.45 inch set in 1913.

Phoenix Area Had 7 Confirmed Tornadoes Last Year

Jan 9, 2020

The National Weather Service says there were seven confirmed tornadoes in Maricopa and Pinal counties last year, the most in nearly five decades.