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Payson, AZ

Right Now
77°
Fair
  • Humidity: 33%
  • Feels Like: 77°
  • Heat Index: 77°
  • Wind: 10 mph
  • Wind Chill: 77°
  • UV Index: 0 Low
  • Sunrise: 05:37:48 AM
  • Sunset: 07:24:10 PM
  • Dew Point: 46°
  • Visibility: 10 mi

Today

Mostly clear. Low 68F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight

Mostly clear. Low 68F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.

Tomorrow

Generally sunny. High 97F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.

Next 12 Hours

Time
Temp
Precip
10 PM
75°
0%
10 PM
75°

Wind: NE @ 6mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 35%

Wind Chill: 75°

Heat Index: 75°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

11 PM
73°
0%
11 PM
73°

Wind: NE @ 5mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 36%

Wind Chill: 73°

Heat Index: 73°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

12 AM
72°
0%
12 AM
72°

Wind: NE @ 5mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 35%

Wind Chill: 72°

Heat Index: 72°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

1 AM
73°
0%
1 AM
73°

Wind: NE @ 4mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 30%

Wind Chill: 73°

Heat Index: 73°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

2 AM
72°
0%
2 AM
72°

Wind: NE @ 4mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 29%

Wind Chill: 72°

Heat Index: 72°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

3 AM
71°
0%
3 AM
71°

Wind: NE @ 4mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 31%

Wind Chill: 71°

Heat Index: 71°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

4 AM
69°
0%
4 AM
69°

Wind: NE @ 4mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 33%

Wind Chill: 69°

Heat Index: 69°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

5 AM
69°
0%
5 AM
69°

Wind: NE @ 5mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 33%

Wind Chill: 69°

Heat Index: 69°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

6 AM
69°
0%
6 AM
69°

Wind: NE @ 4mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 34%

Wind Chill: 69°

Heat Index: 69°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

7 AM
73°
0%
7 AM
73°

Wind: NE @ 4mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 34%

Wind Chill: 73°

Heat Index: 73°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

8 AM
80°
0%
8 AM
80°

Wind: NE @ 3mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 27%

Wind Chill: 80°

Heat Index: 80°

UV Index: 2 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

9 AM
86°
0%
9 AM
86°

Wind: NE @ 2mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 22%

Wind Chill: 86°

Heat Index: 86°

UV Index: 4 Moderate

Visibility: 10 mi

Weather Stories

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

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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.

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.

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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…