- Rise Sunday: 7:27 a.m.
- Set Sunday: 5:48 p.m.
- Rise Monday: 7:27 a.m.
- Set Monday: 5:49 p.m.
- Rise Sunday: 10:53 a.m.
- Set Sunday: 11:59 p.m.
- Rise Monday: 11:33 a.m.
- Set Monday:
Ski resorts happy, but snow, rain barely dent drought
A laid-back winter storm brought just short of half an inch of rain to Payson Sunday and Monday, with an 80 percent chance for rain today, dropping to 40 percent by tonight.
A transportation nightmare turned into a tourist triumph for Rim Country over the New Year’s holiday.
Nestled up against the face of the Mogollon Rim — which was predicted to get the highest amounts of snow in the New Year’s storm — Pine had 14-1/2 inches of snow, according to the National Weather Service.
Storm dumps a foot of snow, snarling traffic, delighting visitors
Just before noon Wednesday, the police scanner in Payson sprung to life with officers around Rim Country radioing in call after call of slide-offs and vehicles slip-sliding into each other.
Old Man Winter is going to wash away 2014 with rain and usher in 2015 with snow.
After the midweek storm that hit the Rim Country, the Rim glowed white in the morning light Thursday, but will it stay?
Drivers encouraged to ‘Know Snow’ and prepare for winter driving
With another winter storm predicted this week, the Arizona Department of Transportation has been getting ready to respond to keep motorists safe while clearing snow and ice from highways.
A surprise snow shower this weekend chilled Rim Country only to clear to sunny weather on Sunday and Monday, but that won’t last long.
Rain and fog and cold! Oh my!
Arizona may enjoy more heavy snowfall
The planet should brace for far more of the kinds of extreme El Niño events that in 1997-98 brought droughts, floods and fires worldwide — but near-record snow and rainfall in Arizona, according to recently published research.
More megadroughts likely
Most of Arizona remains mired in drought despite a 50 percent chance of rain for the next three days, with a growing body of research suggesting we’d best get used to it.
An intense monsoon storm that swept through Rim Country this weekend forced officials to close the swollen Tonto Creek, cancel several events and sent some motorists slipping and sliding off the roadways.
Last week’s predicted big storm from the remnants of a hurricane veered off into New Mexico before delivering the predicted deluge in Rim Country.
Heavy rains expected tonight, tomorrow
Heavy rain on near Beaver Valley on Wednesday afternoon once more flood portions of Houston Mesa Road, forcing a temporary closure as Gila County road crews cleared the flood of dirt and rocks.
State issues warnings for drivers as tropical storm approaches
Following last week’s record rainfall in the Phoenix metropolitan area which also dumped an inch of rain in Payson, the Arizona Department of Transportation is preparing for another tropical storm this week likely to cause flooding to several regions of the state.
Monday went from sunny and bright to gloomy and thunderous by the afternoon.
After waiting all weekend for rain predicted from the tropical storm Norbert, the storm hit early Monday morning.
Hurricane Norbert, a Category 1 storm, blowing 850 miles south-southwest of San Diego on Thursday, will bring rain and thunderstorms to the Rim Country from late Saturday into Monday.
Gila County was under a flood advisory Tuesday morning after a storm that started overnight dumped nearly an inch of rain on Payson.
Another deluge wreaked havoc on Houston Mesa Road this week.