Feb. 13 forecast: Lingering shower activity in morning

  Daytime highs will warm a few degrees into the 68˚F-70˚F range around the Valley, according to the Flood Control District of Maricopa County’s forecast. See the previous 24 hour’s rain totals at http://alert.fcd.maricopa.gov/alert/Rain/htmlprec.txt. “For (Feb. 13) plan on lingering shower activity through the morning hours before drier conditions into the afternoon/evening. Daytime highs will warm […]

Feb. 12 forecast: Light showers late in the day

  Afternoon temperatures will remain limited to the 66˚F-68˚F range around the Valley with low to mid 60s across the higher terrain locales, according to the Flood Control District of Maricopa County’s forecast. See the previous 24 hour’s rain totals at http://alert.fcd.maricopa.gov/alert/Rain/htmlprec.txt. “For today plan on cloudier conditions throughout the day. Afternoon temperatures will remain limited […]

Feb. 11 forecast: high near 74°F

  High temperatures for Sunday are to be near 74°F and lows in the upper 40s, according to the Flood Control District of Maricopa County’s forecast. See the previous 24 hour’s rain totals at http://alert.fcd.maricopa.gov/alert/Rain/htmlprec.txt. “Sunday’s temperatures will be much milder and near average, with a forecast high near 74°F and lows in the upper 40s.  […]

ADOT brings back HURF exchange program aiding local transportation projects

The Arizona Department of Transportation has brought back a program made possible under state law allowing local governments to build transportation projects faster and at a lower cost by reducing red tape associated with federal funding. The HURF Exchange Program — taking its name from the Highway User Revenue Fund — allows ADOT to exchange […]

Forecast: Above-average temperatures Feb. 10, cool-down on Feb. 11

  High temperatures for Saturday are forecast in the low 80s under mostly sunny skies, dipping into the low 50s overnight, according to the Flood Control District of Maricopa County’s forecast. See the previous 24 hour’s rain totals at http://alert.fcd.maricopa.gov/alert/Rain/htmlprec.txt. “This weekend’s forecast remains on track, with above-average temperatures until Saturday followed by a cool-down on […]

Weekend freeway travel advisory for Feb. 9-12 includes Renaissance Festival traffic in Gold Canyon

Drivers should allow extra travel time, use caution and consider alternate routes for these weekend (Feb. 9-12) freeway restrictions in the Phoenix area, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation: U.S. Highway 60 (Superstition Freeway) will have heavier weekend traffic at times in the Apache Junction and Gold Canyon areas through April 1 (plus Presidents […]

Feb. 9-10 forecast: Sunny and clear

  Daytime highs will warm into the 80˚F-82˚F range around the Valley., according to the Flood Control District of Maricopa County’s forecast. See the previous 24 hour’s rain totals at http://alert.fcd.maricopa.gov/alert/Rain/htmlprec.txt. “For (Feb. 9) plan on clear and sunny skies across the region. Daytime highs will warm into the 80˚F-82˚F range around the Valley. Variable winds […]

Plan for overnight ramp closures on Loop 202 near downtown Phoenix Feb. 8

Phoenix-area drivers should plan for closures of three freeway ramps overnight Thursday while Arizona Department of Transportation maintenance crews repair guardrail and crash barriers. The following closures are scheduled to be in place from 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, to 5 a.m. Friday, Feb. 9: The westbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) ramps to eastbound […]

Feb. 8 forecast: Sunny and clear

  Daytime highs will warm a degree or two into the 80˚F-82˚F range around the Valley, according to the Flood Control District of Maricopa County’s forecast. See the previous 24 hour’s rain totals at http://alert.fcd.maricopa.gov/alert/Rain/htmlprec.txt. “For (Feb. 8) plan on another healthy dosing of sun with clear skies on tap. Daytime highs will warm a degree […]

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey orders flags at half-staff for 1st Sgt. Nicholas S. Amsberry of Mesa

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on the morning of Feb. 7 ordered that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff effective immediately to honor the life of 1st Sgt. Nicholas S. Amsberry of Mesa who died Monday in Germany. 1st Sgt. Amsberry was deployed to the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in support of operation Atlantic Resolve. Flags will also be […]