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    Monsoon moisture triggers more AZ storms

    Monsoon moisture triggers more AZ storms

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-07-16 01:31:20 GMT
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    The past few days have been quite active, dominated by the presence of a monsoon surge of moisture interacting with unstable air, and Tuesday was no exception.
    A new round of isolated storms flared up Tuesday afternoon amid a strong surge of monsoon moisture, dumping heavy rain and sparking power outages. Earlier in the afternoon, a dust storm appeared in the Casa Grande area.
  • AAA Insurance reveals 5 most common monsoon-related insurance claims

    AAA Insurance reveals 5 most common monsoon-related insurance claims

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 1:56 PM EDT2014-07-15 17:56:51 GMT
    Most of Arizona has been hit by monsoons in the past seven days, leaving behind a trail of damage.
    Most of Arizona has been hit by monsoons in the past seven days, leaving behind a trail of damage.
  • Driver rescued after getting stuck in running water

    Driver rescued after getting stuck in running water

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 1:45 PM EDT2014-07-15 17:45:17 GMT
    A crew of four helped this driver to dry land at Drexel and Country Club. (Source: Rural/Metro Fire Department)A crew of four helped this driver to dry land at Drexel and Country Club. (Source: Rural/Metro Fire Department)

    A vehicle stalled while crossing running water at about 9:40 this morning at Drexel and Country Club.

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    A vehicle stalled while crossing running water at about 9:40 this morning at Drexel and Country Club.

     

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    Phoenix hikers enjoy rain and brilliant sunset

    Phoenix hikers enjoy rain and brilliant sunset

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 9:09 AM EDT2014-07-15 13:09:58 GMT
    Rain, thunder and lightning couldn't keep hikers off Piestewa Peak on Monday night. In fact, the stormy weather that attracted them was a welcome relief, they told CBS 5 News.
    Rain, thunder and lightning couldn't keep hikers off the mountain Monday night. In fact, the stormy weather that attracted them was a welcome relief, they told CBS 5 News.
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    Flooded streets bring high water rescue in Phoenix

    Flooded streets bring high water rescue in Phoenix

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 12:44 AM EDT2014-07-15 04:44:42 GMT
    Street flooding brings high water rescueStreet flooding brings high water rescue
    A surge of moist air driven by the 2014 monsoon touched off a new round of storm alerts for the Phoenix area late Monday afternoon.
    Firefighters had to pull a woman out of a car after it was nearly swept away in a flash flood. Georgia Arneson told CBS 5 News she was scared for her life but had the wits about her to call 911.
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    Wind damage seen as storm pounds Phoenix area

    Wind damage seen as storm pounds Phoenix area

    Monday, July 14 2014 9:18 AM EDT2014-07-14 13:18:41 GMT
    Crews across the Valley worked to clean up roadways and return power to people victimized by powerful, isolated thunderstorms across the Valley late Sunday afternoon.
    Crews across the Valley worked to clean up roadways and return power to people victimized by powerful, isolated thunderstorms across the Valley late Sunday afternoon.
  • Rain leads to Arizona lifting fire restrictions

    Rain leads to Arizona lifting fire restrictions

    Friday, July 11 2014 10:04 AM EDT2014-07-11 14:04:32 GMT
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    State and federal forest officials are lifting fire restrictions in light of recent Arizona monsoon rains.
    State and federal forest officials are lifting fire restrictions in light of recent Arizona monsoon rains.
  • Humane Society offers monsoon safety tips for pet owners

    Humane Society offers monsoon safety tips for pet owners

    Thursday, July 10 2014 12:27 PM EDT2014-07-10 16:27:16 GMT
    The loud noises often associated with monsoon storms can scare many pets, causing them to jump a fence and run far from home to get away from the noise.
    The loud noises often associated with monsoon storms can scare many pets, causing them to jump a fence and run far from home to get away from the noise.
  • Storm prompts 11 rescues at Lake Mead

    Storm prompts 11 rescues at Lake Mead

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 1:18 PM EDT2014-07-09 17:18:31 GMT
    Rangers at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area handled 70 distress calls, 11 of which required rescues, as storms built over the Boulder Basin on Tuesday afternoon.
    Rangers at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area handled 70 distress calls, 11 of which required rescues, as storms built over the Boulder Basin on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Officials: Closures of SR 89A in canyon possible

    Officials: Closures of SR 89A in canyon possible

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 9:55 AM EDT2014-07-09 13:55:43 GMT
    Motorists should be prepared for hazardous conditions and temporary closures of State Route 89A north of Sedona because of possible flash floods, mud and rock slides resulting from monsoon rains.
    Motorists should be prepared for hazardous conditions and temporary closures of State Route 89A north of Sedona because of possible flash floods, mud and rock slides resulting from monsoon rains.
  • Why do we say 'monsoon'?

    Why do we say 'monsoon'?

    Friday, June 13 2014 1:09 PM EDT2014-06-13 17:09:12 GMT
    The monsoon is a singular word that describes all the storms that form during the summer. Monsoon is derived from the Arabic word "mausim" which means "season" or "wind-shift".  The wind shift refers
    Monsoon is derived from the Arabic word "mausim" which means "season" or "wind-shift".
  • EPA set to approve Maricopa County dust plan

    EPA set to approve Maricopa County dust plan

    Thursday, January 16 2014 3:28 PM EST2014-01-16 20:28:37 GMT
    Federal environmental regulators are poised to approve an air quality plan that has demonstrated Maricopa County meeting federal health standards for dust levels. The Environmental Protection Agency announced
    Federal environmental regulators are poised to approve an air quality plan that has demonstrated Maricopa County meeting federal health standards for dust levels.
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