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Payson, AZ

Right Now
47°
Partly Cloudy
  • Humidity: 61%
  • Feels Like: 47°
  • Heat Index: 47°
  • Wind: 0 mph
  • Wind Chill: 47°
  • UV Index: 3 Moderate
  • Sunrise: 07:20:48 AM
  • Sunset: 05:15:42 PM
  • Dew Point: 34°
  • Visibility: 10 mi

Today

Partly cloudy skies. High 53F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight

Clear skies. Low 36F. Winds light and variable.

Tomorrow

Sunny along with a few clouds. High 57F. Winds light and variable.

Next 12 Hours

Time
Temp
Precip
11 AM
47°
0%
11 AM
47°

Wind: SE @ 0mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 61%

Wind Chill: 47°

Heat Index: 47°

UV Index: 2 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

12 PM
49°
0%
12 PM
49°

Wind: S @ 0mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 57%

Wind Chill: 49°

Heat Index: 49°

UV Index: 3 Moderate

Visibility: 10 mi

1 PM
51°
0%
1 PM
51°

Wind: S @ 2mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 53%

Wind Chill: 51°

Heat Index: 51°

UV Index: 3 Moderate

Visibility: 10 mi

2 PM
51°
0%
2 PM
51°

Wind: SSW @ 3mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 49%

Wind Chill: 51°

Heat Index: 51°

UV Index: 2 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

3 PM
52°
0%
3 PM
52°

Wind: SSW @ 4mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 43%

Wind Chill: 51°

Heat Index: 52°

UV Index: 1 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

4 PM
51°
0%
4 PM
51°

Wind: S @ 4mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 44%

Wind Chill: 50°

Heat Index: 51°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

5 PM
49°
1%
5 PM
49°

Wind: S @ 3mph

Precip: 1% Chance

Humidity: 53%

Wind Chill: 49°

Heat Index: 49°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

6 PM
45°
2%
6 PM
45°

Wind: S @ 2mph

Precip: 2% Chance

Humidity: 59%

Wind Chill: 45°

Heat Index: 45°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 9 mi

7 PM
44°
3%
7 PM
44°

Wind: NNE @ 2mph

Precip: 3% Chance

Humidity: 61%

Wind Chill: 44°

Heat Index: 44°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

8 PM
42°
3%
8 PM
42°

Wind: NNE @ 2mph

Precip: 3% Chance

Humidity: 62%

Wind Chill: 42°

Heat Index: 42°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

9 PM
40°
3%
9 PM
40°

Wind: NNE @ 2mph

Precip: 3% Chance

Humidity: 64%

Wind Chill: 40°

Heat Index: 40°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

10 PM
39°
3%
10 PM
39°

Wind: NNE @ 2mph

Precip: 3% Chance

Humidity: 62%

Wind Chill: 39°

Heat Index: 39°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

Weather Stories

Over the weekend, Hurricane Lorena barreled up the Baja coast, danced over northern Mexico and sloshed into Arizona. By Monday morning, lightning flashed, up to four inches of rain fell around the state, and flash floods gushed down normally dry washes.

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What a storm for Payson! Just missed setting the record for the heaviest two-day snowfall. Official records go back to 1940 for Payson.

Due to ongoing winter storm conditions in Northern Gila County, Gila County Emergency Management in coordination with American Red Cross has opened shelters for residents or visitors who may need assistance.

A local man waited five hours for rescue Friday night after driving his ATV into the flooded East Verde River north of Payson.

It was not a happy New Year for many motorists with a storm dumping nearly half a foot of snow in Payson Monday and eight inches east of Star Valley, forcing officials to close the roadways as they handled many vehicle slide-offs and accidents.

Despite a closely-spaced pair of storms this week, confidence in this year’s prediction of a wet, El Niño winter has started to fray.

A Pine-Strawberry School teacher’s passion for education coupled with student enthusiasm has resulted in elementary students building and manning a state-of-the art, high-tech weather station to supply reports to citizens throughout the Rim Country.

Look for a good chance of showers and thunderstorms today, especially this afternoon into the early evening. Some brief snow accumulation will be possible down to elevations of 7000 feet today. Mainly fair and warmer weather Tuesday and Wednesday with just a few showers across eastern portio…

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., October 1, 2018, For Immediate Release — With heavy rains expected from Tropical Storm Rosa, the Coconino National Forest may temporarily close roads, trails, or recreation sites in order to provide for public safety.

The National Weather Service predicts the remnants of Hurricane Rosa will bring as much as an inch of rain to Gila County between Monday and Wednesday of next week.

Temperatures reached triple-digit highs during the National Weather Service’s heat advisory for Rim Country earlier this week, but the NWS forecast has temps dropping by the weekend and into next week.

PHOENIX – Gov. Doug Ducey on Wednesday signed the “Officer Craig Tiger Act,” which provides more counseling services to public-safety officials who suffer post-traumatic stress disorder because of their experiences on the job.

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A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for Gila and Yavapai Counties, as well as areas to the south and west, through 2 AM Arizona Time on Thursday 12 July. Abundant atmospheric moisture combined with daytime heating and slow storm movement will allow for an enhanced threat of flash flooding to…

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The National Weather Service has issued a Northern Arizona Drought/Fire Weather Outlook analysis for June 2018. Most of northern Arizona continues to be in extreme drought conditions. 

Critical fire weather will develop this afternoon through early this evening across southern Coconino, southern Apache, and southern Navajo Counties in response to strengthening southwest winds and very low afternoon relative humidity. Winds will decrease after sunset diminishing the threat.…

A pair of winter storms dampened the rising fire danger, but left most of the rest of the state in “severe drought.”

Winter’s trying valiantly to make a last-minute comeback, with another storm expected to drop one or two inches of snow on Payson this evening.