Stormy weather leaves Phoenix, but hovers over the high country: Live updates + radar
The latest storm to hit all of Arizona has come and gone, for the most part. The high country, severe winter weather is still hitting the area with several road closures in place.
2022 Arizona Election: Live updates, results as they come in
Arizona has just a few races left that haven't been called since Election Day on Nov. 8. We're following the latest as each county finishes counting ballots.
Earthquake reported at Arizona - New Mexico border
The small quake happened just before 11 p.m. on Nov. 1 on the New Mexico side of the border, around 10 miles southwest of Duncan, Arizona.
Wild horses found dead in Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
According to the National Forest Service, the dead animals were found near Forest Road 25 on the Alpine and Springerville Ranger Districts.
'Mass evacuations' lifted in Duncan, Arizona amid flooding
"Mass evacuations" were ordered on Aug. 22 for Duncan, which sits only a few miles from New Mexico near the border.
Flood watch issued across Arizona amid monsoon storms: Live radar, updates
A new round of monsoon weather made its way through parts of the Phoenix area on July 25, as a Flood Watch remains in effect across Arizona.
Excessive Heat Warning issued for 10 Arizona counties
The counties under an Excessive Heat Warning on June 16 are Cochise, Coconino, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, Maricopa, Pinal, Pima, Santa Cruz, and Yavapai.
Excessive Heat Warning issued for 12 Arizona counties
The counties included in the heat warning are Coconino, Graham, Gila, Greenlee, La Paz, Maricopa, Mohave, Pima, Pinal, Santa Cruz, Yavapai, and Yuma.
Heightened Arizona wildfire threat prompts stricter forest restrictions
Along with restricting campfires and smoking, the forests’ heightened restrictions prohibit or impose limits on activities such as shooting, welding, using chain saws, running generators and driving motor vehicles off roads.
Fire restrictions for Arizona national forests begin May 5
Stage 1 fire restrictions for the Apache-Sitgreaves, Coconino, Kaibab, and Tonto National Forests begin at 8 a.m. The restrictions will also be in effect on the Williams and Tusayan districts of the Kaibab National Forest
Rep. Becky Nutt submits resignation from Arizona House
State Rep. Becky Nutt, a Republican from rural southeastern Arizona, has submitted her resignation from the state House, effective Nov. 1.
LIST: Arizona school districts with mask requirements
The 2021-2022 school year has begun and some districts in Arizona are requiring face coverings to be worn in the classroom. Check to see the mask policies for your child's school.
Flash Flood Watch in effect for 13 Arizona counties; monsoon storms flood the Valley
A large portion of Arizona, including all of the Phoenix area, will be under a Flash Flood Watch starting July 22 until July 25.
Lightning-caused Bear Fire 18% contained; what you need to know about the wildfire
Officials with the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest say the Bear Fire, which was started by lightning on June 16, has burned 23,840 acres of land.
NWS: Excessive Heat Warning issued for 14 Arizona counties
Phoenix saw a record-breaking high of 118°F on Thursday.
All Arizona counties meet benchmarks for safely reopening businesses
On Oct. 1, Graham County advanced to the moderate transmission stage of COVID-19, joining all other Arizona counties, with the exception of Greenlee County, which remains in the minimal stage.
Excessive Heat Warning in effect for 11 Arizona counties
The Excessive Heat Warning will affect parts of Coconino, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Maricopa, Mohave, Pima, Pinal, Yavapai and Yuma counties.
Excessive Heat Warning issued for 9 Arizona counties
According to the National Weather Service, the heat warning goes into effect at 10 a.m. on August 24 and is set to expire at 8 p.m. on August 28. The warning covers most of the Valley, including Ahwatukee, Avondale, Buckeye, Cave Creek, Chandler, Deer Valley, Gilbert, Glendale, Mesa, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, and Queen Creek.
Gyms aim to open in Phoenix, Tucson as virus cases ebb
State guidelines drafted by Christ’s department say gyms can reopen at 25% capacity once a county hits moderate transmission rates but must commit to implementing strategies to prevent the spread of the virus. Gyms are also urged to use a reservation system. Bars and nightclubs also can open at 50% occupancy levels, but only if they convert to restaurant service and implement stringent health department guidelines. Bars with no food service must remain closed.
Bringham Fire burns over 23,000 acres in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
A 39-mile stretch of a scenic highway in a sparsely populated part of eastern Arizona is closed due to a lightning-sparked wildfire burning in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests.