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Arizona’s summer monsoon season presents the most dangerous weather of the year in the state.
Unusually warm temperatures did not prevent thousands of potential homebuyers and their families from attending the grand opening of the new Eastmark community on Saturday.
Are the red states really “red” or more “brown?” The May 1999 storm cost the town of Moore $1 billion in insured losses but unfazed Oklahomans continue to build there, the town’s population grew 34 percent between 2000 and 2011 compared with a state population growth of 9 percent. The 2013 recovery effort will cost billions of dollars, and the residents will look to the federal government for disaster relief. Oklahoma’s Republicans senators Jim Inhofe and Tom Coburn resolutely opposed such aid for the victims of hurricane Sandy. Coburn said he would demand that any money that flows to the tornado’s victims be offset by cutting federal spending elsewhere.
Powerful winds raked much of California on Monday, toppling trees, spreading wildfires, causing scattered power outages, whipping up blinding dust storms, and sending waves crashing ashore as a vigorous spring weather system swept through the state on its way across the West.
Strong winds making their way across our state on Monday are kicking up more than just dirt and dust.
The University of Arizona has created a mobile application for iPhones that provides dust storm alerts and safety tips.
Arizona Department of Transportation officials say they've got a new message for motorists regarding dust storms that dramatically reduce visibility on highways.
Dust, hail, rain, and snow have hit parts of Arizona today, and this winter storm is still affecting our state. Lines of storms pushed from west to the east across the Valley, dropping rain and hail. Strong winds associated with those storms also picked up areas of dust in the West Valley Friday afternoon.
If art can be a window to the world, a new art show in Mesa gives a peek at six teeny, tiny and very specific realms.
A Pacific storm rolling in will bring high winds, chances for rain and mountain snow, and a major drop in temperatures!
Valley Fever among Arizonans continues to run high, according to the state Department of Health Services.
For documentarian Ken Burns, the Dust Bowl should be more than just a tragic piece of American history.
Ken Burns' latest PBS documentary, "The Dust Bowl," comes on the heels of the first presidential-election debates in 28 years not to address climate change. If the candidates won't talk about it, leave it to Burns and frequent collaborator Dayton Duncan to draw historic parallels between present-day environmental concerns and the disaster of the 1930s, which was caused by a combination of drought and environmentally destructive farming methods.
During coverage of the massive dust storms that have recently hit the Valley, you might have picked up on a new word -- haboob.
As a dust storm rolls in, Sierra Drake of Desert Vista turns during the 100 butterfly at the swim meet between Desert Vista and Mountain Pointe at the Nozomi Aquatic Center on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012
The Phoenix metro area is seeing an epidemic of Valley Fever after last summer’s massive dust storm and this year could lead to a high number of cases, too.
PHOENIX - Another round of showers and thunderstorms hit parts of the Valley this afternoon dumping around a quarter of an inch of rain over parts of Phoenix and North Scottsdale.
The Phoenix metro area is seeing an epidemic of Valley Fever after last summer’s massive dust storm and this year could lead to a high number of cases too.
On Saturday, Aug. 18, a small crowd gathered on a dusty soccer field in the Valley of the Sun Estates near San Tan Valley. It was a big day and the reason for the celebration was something that most people take for granted: the paving of streets, creation of storm water drainage, trash removal and other improvements throughout the community.
High pressure rebuilds across the state into Sunday, but it will be short lived as the high pressure ridge moves eastward into western New Mexico late Sunday afternoon.
I started loving the Queen Creek area years before I actually lived here. I heard stories about the wonderful times people would have when they would visit Schnepf Farms to pick organic peaches or visit the U Pick Garden, and the beauty of sweeping, desert vistas available only from trails in San Tan Mountain Regional Park.