Nearly 2,000 without power in Apache Junction from July 9 storm

[Update2: The Superstition Fire and Medical District has free sand and sandbags available for residents. Bring a shovel and plan to fill your bags at these locations: Fire Station No. 261, 1135 W. Superstition Blvd. in Apache Junction; Fire Station No. 262, 3955 E. Superstition Blvd. in Apache Junction; and Fire Station No. 264, 7557 […]

Monsoon raises risks for drivers, property owners

The city of Apache Junction and the Superstition Fire and Medical District warn that powerful storms can develop at any time during the summer. Some areas within the city and surrounding areas are prone to flooding, including washes and neighborhoods that are in low-lying areas, authorities stated in a release. “The predominant natural desert landscape […]

Valentine’s Day forecast: Widespread rain showers in the afternoon

  Plan on a quiet and cloudy start to the day before increasing rain chances into the afternoon, 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. “Looking ahead, our next active period will arrive (Feb. 14) late afternoon lasting into Thursday morning as the bulk […]

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.  […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Feb. 7 forecast: 78˚F-80˚F range

  Afternoon temperatures will warm into the 78˚F-80˚F range around the Valley with mid to upper 70s 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. “Monday’s forecast remains on track for today and through the rest of the work week […]