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Payson, AZ

Right Now
48°
Fair
  • Humidity: 59%
  • Feels Like: 48°
  • Heat Index: 48°
  • Wind: 0 mph
  • Wind Chill: 48°
  • UV Index: 5 Moderate
  • Sunrise: 06:39:28 AM
  • Sunset: 05:38:36 PM
  • Dew Point: 34°
  • Visibility: 10 mi

Today

A mainly sunny sky. High 71F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight

Showers early, becoming a steady rain late. Low 47F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70%.

Tomorrow

Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 58F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.

Next 12 Hours

Time
Temp
Precip
3 AM
48°
1%
3 AM
48°

Wind: NE @ 0mph

Precip: 1% Chance

Humidity: 59%

Wind Chill: 48°

Heat Index: 48°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

4 AM
48°
1%
4 AM
48°

Wind: ENE @ 1mph

Precip: 1% Chance

Humidity: 59%

Wind Chill: 48°

Heat Index: 48°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

5 AM
49°
1%
5 AM
49°

Wind: E @ 1mph

Precip: 1% Chance

Humidity: 60%

Wind Chill: 49°

Heat Index: 49°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

6 AM
50°
1%
6 AM
50°

Wind: E @ 2mph

Precip: 1% Chance

Humidity: 57%

Wind Chill: 50°

Heat Index: 50°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

7 AM
50°
1%
7 AM
50°

Wind: E @ 2mph

Precip: 1% Chance

Humidity: 60%

Wind Chill: 50°

Heat Index: 50°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

8 AM
54°
0%
8 AM
54°

Wind: ESE @ 2mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 55%

Wind Chill: 54°

Heat Index: 54°

UV Index: 1 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

9 AM
60°
0%
9 AM
60°

Wind: SSE @ 4mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 44%

Wind Chill: 60°

Heat Index: 60°

UV Index: 2 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

10 AM
64°
0%
10 AM
64°

Wind: S @ 8mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 41%

Wind Chill: 64°

Heat Index: 64°

UV Index: 3 Moderate

Visibility: 10 mi

11 AM
66°
0%
11 AM
66°

Wind: S @ 11mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 41%

Wind Chill: 66°

Heat Index: 66°

UV Index: 5 Moderate

Visibility: 10 mi

12 PM
68°
0%
12 PM
68°

Wind: S @ 11mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 41%

Wind Chill: 68°

Heat Index: 68°

UV Index: 5 Moderate

Visibility: 10 mi

1 PM
69°
0%
1 PM
69°

Wind: S @ 11mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 39%

Wind Chill: 69°

Heat Index: 69°

UV Index: 5 Moderate

Visibility: 10 mi

2 PM
69°
0%
2 PM
69°

Wind: SSW @ 12mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 38%

Wind Chill: 69°

Heat Index: 69°

UV Index: 4 Moderate

Visibility: 10 mi

Weather Stories

The 24,000-acre Bear Fire in the White Mountains near Clifton is 50% contained.

The Bootleg Fire in Southern Oregon has burned more than 550 square miles and sent a plume of superheated smoke and debris up to 45,000 feet.

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Arizona’s long-delayed monsoon finally gusted into Rim Country last week, immediately tamping down the fire danger and blowing open the door to reopening the forest.

Arizona is in the midst of perhaps the worst drought in 1,200 years, regardless of the blessings of a relatively normal winter, according to study published in the peer-reviewed journal Science.

Payson didn’t see many snow flurries from the recent storm, but got plenty of rain, with the heaviest snowfall centered on the Mogollon Rim, including the small community of Happy Jack.

If you’ve been following state and national news, you can’t miss the focus on COVID-19, also known as the novel coronavirus, a disease that’s spreading rapidly across Arizona, the U.S., and worldwide.

A slow-moving storm dumped more than three inches of rain in some areas of Rim Country, flooding creek crossings, topping off reservoirs and prompting residents to hole up for a night or two.

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.

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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.