On Tuesday of this week, part of the Phoenix area became engulfed in a dust storm – something that is not uncommon for that area, but still fascinating nonetheless. Due to thunderstorms around the region, winds picked up sand and dirt, fanning the debris outward and turning the sky black (Capital Weather Gang). Great shot […]
The start to the new year was white for some areas of the southwest United States, as snow fell in southern California, Arizona, and even Las Vegas. An amplified jet stream pattern has allowed much cooler temperatures to reach the southwest region, with a cutoff low working to create necessary lift for precipitation. In Arizona, […]
Some severe weather impacted the state of Arizona this afternoon and evening. Afternoon storms brought heavy rain, vivid lightning, and some damaging winds to the region. People took to Twitter to post shots of the storms and the damage they left behind. Arizona severe storms aren’t too common, however severe weather there generally peaks in […]
A wide array of weather is occurring across the lower 48. Take a look at some of the weather highlights over the last day. Flooding in Memphis this morning Pool expansion… RT @spencerdentonwx: Lauren Squires sent this pic of her backyard in Bartlett. pic.twitter.com/T4L2VojtIz #memflood #tnwx — MemphisWeather.net (@memphisweather1) September 11, 2014 Total Rainfall 8:34 […]
Massive flooding is taking place across Phoenix, Arizona. It is estimated that rainfall amounts topped 4″ in a little over an hour, resulting in widespread flooding across portions of the city. Monsoon deluge flooding near Phoenix, water rescues in progress. More: http://t.co/wSfoKXPPVK Image via @12news pic.twitter.com/8WnT3H7B8O — Capital Weather Gang (@capitalweather) August 19, 2014 Flooding […]
Today there were a few thunderstorms in the state of Arizona. However, none of these storms were expected to be severe. That just goes to show that meteorology is not an exact science. There were several reports of a tornado/landspout around the Wilcox, AZ area. Check out the following tweets below! A photo of […]
It is monsoon season in the desert southwest region of the U.S., which means it is haboob season as well. Haboobs are large dust storms that form in very hot and dry regions when outflow winds from thunderstorms pick up sand of dust and push it across an area. The wall of dust and sand […]
Check out this insane time lapse that captured a Haboob in Phoenix, Arizona yesterday evening. Who’s got a dust devil handy? Phoenix Haboob – July 3rd, 2014 from Mike Olbinski on Vimeo.