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yellow prickly pears
Temperatures for the work week in metro Phoenix are forecast at above normal, according to the National Weather Service. Three things explained the weird weather in much of the U.S.
Feb. 26, 2024
Portrait of woman and book cover
On this episode of KJZZ's Word podcast about literature, we feature stories about a crime, a baseball historian with a century-old tale and science from an NPR correspondent. Plus, we have the winner of this year’s KJZZ Haiku Writing Contest.
Feb. 25, 2024
Sun on a blue sky framed by trees
An opportunity for the hottest day of the year for far in Phoenix might take place this weekend. The National Weather Service forecasts potential temperatures in the low 80s. These weather conditions stem from the patterns observed in the Southwest region.
Feb. 24, 2024
Melissa Kruse-Peeples
The Show spoke with Melissa Kruse-Peeples, who manages the garden at Arizona State University's Polytechnic campus and teaches a class on how to garden in Phoenix, about her seasonal gardening tips.
Feb. 22, 2024
summer cactus
High temperatures near 80 could be in store for the metro Phoenix area this week, according to the National Weather Service forecast.
Feb. 18, 2024
Yellow truck with red snow plow on the front
The Arizona Department of Transportation is asking Arizonans to help pick names for three new snowplows being added to northern Arizona's fleet.
Feb. 15, 2024
Matt Baxter author of "Running Up the Mountain."
The Show spoke with professional runner and author Matt Baxter about how Flagstaff is the ideal destination for long distance runners.
Feb. 15, 2024
SRP snowpack
SRP reports snowpack in the Salt River watershed is now above-average, which will mean another year of healthy reservoir levels.
Feb. 14, 2024
Raindrops
With all of the precipitation in the past couple of weeks, Phoenix has already had an inch more rain than normal for the month of February, according to the National Weather Service.
Feb. 13, 2024
Sun on a blue sky framed by trees
After bracing cold and rainy weather recently, Valley residents will experience dryer and warmer conditions this week. The National Weather Service based in Phoenix forecasts highs will reach the mid 60s tomorrow and increase as the week progresses.
Feb. 11, 2024
Golfer holding club
Storms caused a three-and-half-hour rain delay at the WM Phoenix Open on Thursday, and more precipitation is in the forecast for the weekend.
Feb. 9, 2024
Car on snowy highway
In just one day, the National Weather Service in Flagstaff recorded 2 feet of snow. That’s on top of the nearly foot-and-a-half of powder that fell over parts of northern Arizona the day before.
Feb. 8, 2024
downtown phoenix trees
The Phoenix City Council unanimously approved up to $14 million to add trees and shade over five years. The bulk of money will come from the federal government in two ways: the American Rescue Plan Act and the Inflation Reduction Act. Both prioritize investments in public safety and neighborhood equity.
Feb. 7, 2024
snow on roads in northern arizona
Coconino County officials are reminding people that the heavy snows now falling in northern Arizona could lead to possible avalanches in the San Francisco Peaks north of Flagstaff.
Feb. 7, 2024
snow on the road in oak creek
Northern Arizona is buckling down as a major storm expected Tuesday threatens to deteriorate highway conditions.
Feb. 6, 2024
People in rain gear walk around
Rain is likely Tuesday into Wednesday in the Phoenix area, and major snowfall is heading to the high country as the atmospheric river that has inundated California arrives in Arizona. Phoenix Open fans are also keeping a close eye on the weather.
Feb. 6, 2024
Raindrops cover a truck's hood
The atmospheric river that is saturating California is headed toward metro Phoenix. The National Weather Service has issued flood watches for northern Maricopa County, as well as parts of Yuma, Gila and La Paz counties.
Feb. 5, 2024
snow footprints
A winter storm is expected to roll in late Thursday night. Darren McCollum with the National Weather Service in Flagstaff said temperatures will dip, and elevations under 6,000 feet will mostly see rain.
Jan. 31, 2024
Raindrops cover a truck's hood
A storm system is bringing moisture from the Pacific and intensifying over Arizona.
Jan. 22, 2024
rain on a tree
The National Weather Service in Phoenix issued a fog advisory early Monday, and fog continued to blanket parts of the Valley into the morning.
Jan. 21, 2024

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