- Rise Thursday: 5:51 a.m.
- Set Thursday: 7:05 p.m.
- Rise Friday: 5:52 a.m.
- Set Friday: 7:04 p.m.
- Rise Thursday: 2:29 a.m.
- Set Thursday: 4:33 p.m.
- Rise Friday: 3:21 a.m.
- Set Friday: 5:13 p.m.
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.
A Queen Creek man is recovering in the Valley after being struck by lightning at Woods Canyon Lake Sunday.
Forest Servive offers tips for surviving monsoon
The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests (ASNFs) present very different landscapes and varied weather conditions which may affect the outlook for fire season and monsoonal moisture. Monsoons can be dangerous if you are not aware of the dangers they can bring.
Saturday, Aug. 2, residents of Payson saw instant lakes pool up around town and rivers flow through drainages as the sky opened up and dumped rain on Rim Country. Another downpour hit Sunday morning.
Flood traps people at Water Wheel
Perhaps a dozen people were trapped Sunday night when car-size boulders flooded Houston Mesa Road, trapping them in a parking lot.
Simple tips can protect you from deadly storms
While celebrating the joy of the life-giving monsoon, the Forest Service would like to remind people of the potential for serious injury or even death from lightning strikes.
Chance of rain rises after Tuesday as "severe" drought continues
The monsoon conditions that have quenched the fire danger and delivered greater than normal rainfall for the past two weeks will likely clear up today and Monday. The US Weather Service puts the chance of rain in Payson at just about zero today and tomorrow.
As is typical during the monsoon season, some locations receive well above normal amounts of precipitation, while others receive well below normal amounts.
Hailstorm turns summer to winter
A fierce hailstorm Sunday evening took motorists by surprise on Highway 87 atop the Rim north of Pine-Strawberry.
Tonto Forest restrictions lifted
As the monsoon took hold this week, the Tonto National Forest lifted fire restrictions and the Coconino National Forest reopened Fossil Creek.
Rains douse fires, force flooding
Every day since July 3, monsoon storms have delivered a daily dose of rain along with some impressive lightning displays and rolling thunder.
Fingers crossed — we might see monsoon thunderstorms this week.
But rain and snow possible this weekend
It has been 40 days since Payson saw a drop of rain much less a flutter of snow.
A low-pressure system has brought breezy conditions and cooler temperatures to Payson.
Wednesday storm should bring rain, snow, frigid temperatures
After a beautiful Thanksgiving weekend, Rim Country needs to brace for wet, cold, winter weather.
The very conditions that draw the public to the forest in the winter are also the ones that can be dangers. Forest managers are taking several measures to provide for the safety of winter visitors and protect forest resources.
Despite receiving some three inches of rain and a splattering of snow this weekend, police reported few problems.
Mounting flows in Tonto Creek prompted Gila County to close all three crossings in Tonto Basin Saturday morning, effectively cutting off access to people living on the east side.
Collection of information about the winter storm from around the Web.