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  • Avoid lightning strikes when thunder rumbles

    Avoid lightning strikes when thunder rumbles

    Tuesday, June 9 2015 11:17 AM EDT2015-06-09 15:17:06 GMT
    Tuesday, June 9 2015 7:16 PM EDT2015-06-09 23:16:30 GMT
    On average, lightning is the second deadliest weather hazard in the United States each year. As we near monsoon and thunderstorm activity increases, it is helpful to know the necessary steps to ensure safety in the event of a thunderstorm. These guidelines will help protect you this monsoon from thunderstorms producing widespread lightning.  
    On average, lightning is the second deadliest weather hazard in the United States each year. As we near monsoon and thunderstorm activity increases, it is helpful to know the necessary steps to ensure safety in the event of a thunderstorm. These guidelines will help protect you this monsoon from thunderstorms producing widespread lightning.  
  • Monsoon 101: Why do we say 'monsoon'?

    Monsoon 101: Why do we say 'monsoon'?

    Monday, June 8 2015 1:12 PM EDT2015-06-08 17:12:27 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".
  • Monsoon 101: Dry Microbursts

    Monsoon 101: Dry Microbursts

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 1:08 PM EDT2014-06-17 17:08:06 GMT
    Monday, June 8 2015 11:50 PM EDT2015-06-09 03:50:21 GMT
    Microbursts are common in southern Arizona during the Monsoon. They often take down power poles, leaving us in the dark and without air conditioning during the hottest part of the summer! First, it's important
    Microbursts are common in southern Arizona during the Monsoon. They often take down power poles, leaving us in the dark and without air conditioning during the hottest part of the summer! First, it's important
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  • Family credits angels for surviving sudden mudslide

    Family credits angels for surviving sudden mudslide

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 12:22 AM EDT2017-03-22 04:22:29 GMT
    Wednesday, March 22 2017 12:22 AM EDT2017-03-22 04:22:29 GMT

    The wall of mud took only 60 seconds to inflict damage in Idaho. The mud came racing down a hill toward a family and its house. 

    The wall of mud took only 60 seconds to inflict damage in Idaho. The mud came racing down a hill toward a family and its house. 

  • Trees toppled at Ghana waterfall during storm, killing 19

    Trees toppled at Ghana waterfall during storm, killing 19

    A police official in Ghana says that at least 17 people have been killed, mostly students, after a tree fell on them during a storm while they were touring the Kintampo Waterfall north of the capital.
    A police official in Ghana says that at least 17 people have been killed, mostly students, after a tree fell on them during a storm while they were touring the Kintampo Waterfall north of the capital.
  • Boy, 7, dies after falling through ice in NY

    Boy, 7, dies after falling through ice in NY

    Monday, March 20 2017 8:08 PM EDT2017-03-21 00:08:15 GMT
    Monday, March 20 2017 8:08 PM EDT2017-03-21 00:08:17 GMT

    The ice-covered Susquehanna River gave way over the weekend and a boy fell into the water. The boy's mother heard screaming and ran to help. Then she fell into the icy water. 

    The ice-covered Susquehanna River gave way over the weekend and a boy fell into the water. The boy's mother heard screaming and ran to help. Then she fell into the icy water. 

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  • Slideshow: Winter weather moves through Arizona

    Slideshow: Winter weather moves through Arizona

    Thursday, January 19 2017 11:41 PM EST2017-01-20 04:41:14 GMT
    Tuesday, January 24 2017 1:10 PM EST2017-01-24 18:10:41 GMT

    Old Man Winter made a return to Arizona on Thursday and brought rain and snow to the Grand Canyon State. 

    Old Man Winter made a return to Arizona on Thursday and brought rain and snow to the Grand Canyon State. 

  • Photos: Snow, Rain & Clouds

    Photos: Snow, Rain & Clouds

    Monday, November 28 2016 10:02 AM EST2016-11-28 15:02:31 GMT
    Monday, November 28 2016 10:12 AM EST2016-11-28 15:12:58 GMT

    The cold weather system that barreled through Arizona left a snowy imprint across the high country and brought rain to the Phoenix area. [app users click/tap here for slideshow]

    The cold weather system that barreled through Arizona left a snowy imprint across the high country and brought rain to the Phoenix area. [app users click/tap here for slideshow]


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