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Current Conditions

  • 60°
  • Clear
  • Wind: WNW 6 mph
  • Humidity: 46%
  • Visibility: 10.0 miles
  • Dew Point: 39°
  • Pressure: 30.07 in. +

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5 Day Forecast

  • Thursday
  • Rain Showers
  • High: 60 °
  • Low: 41 °
  • Rain Showers
  • Friday
  • Partly Cloudy
  • High: 61 °
  • Low: 43 °
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Saturday
  • Clear
  • High: 61 °
  • Low: 43 °
  • Clear
  • Sunday
  • Partly Cloudy
  • High: 63 °
  • Low: 45 °
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Monday
  • Clear
  • High: 64 °
  • Low: 45 °
  • Clear

Forecast for Scottsdale, Arizona

Updated: 2:00 PM MST on December 18, 2014

  • Thursday

    Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. High of 59F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Thursday Night

    Clear. Low of 41F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Friday

    Partly cloudy. Fog early. High of 61F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Friday Night

    Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 43F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Saturday

    Clear. High of 61F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Saturday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 43F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Sunday

    Clear. High of 63F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Sunday Night

    Clear. Low of 45F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Monday

    Clear. High of 64F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Monday Night

    Clear. Low of 45F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Tuesday

    Clear. High of 70F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Tuesday Night

    Clear. Low of 48F. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Wednesday

    Clear. High of 68F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Wednesday Night

    Clear. Low of 48F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Thursday

    Clear. High of 66F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Thursday Night

    Clear. Low of 43F. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Friday

    Clear. High of 64F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Friday Night

    Clear. Low of 43F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Saturday

    Mostly cloudy. High of 64F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Saturday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 41F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Sunday

    Partly cloudy. High of 64F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Sunday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 41F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Monday

    Clear. High of 63F. Winds less than 5 mph.

Severe Weather Alert Descriptions

 Public Information Statement  Statement as of 10:00 am MST on December 18, 2014


... Phoenix and surrounding areas rainfall reports...

                                                      rainfall (in)
location 1 hr 24 hr
acdc @ 36th St. Paradise Valley 0.00 0.04
Antelope Creek Yavapai County 0.00 0.16
Apache Junction frs Apache Junction 0.00 0.04
Arizona Hunt Club Yavapai County 0.00 0.12
Asher Hills Maricopa County 0.00 0.04
Aztec park Scottsdale 0.00 0.04
Bartlett Lake Maricopa County 0.00 0.08
baseline @ 547th Ave. Maricopa County 0.00 0.04
Belmont Mountains Maricopa County 0.00 0.08
Bender wash Maricopa County 0.00 0.04
berneil wash Paradise Valley 0.00 0.04
Black Hill Yavapai County 0.00 0.16
Black Mountain Maricopa County 0.00 0.20
box wash Maricopa County 0.00 0.43
Buckeye @ 547th Ave. Maricopa County 0.00 0.12
Bucks well Yavapai County 0.00 0.28
Bulldog Canyon Maricopa County 0.00 0.04
Burton Tank Yavapai County 0.08 0.28
Camp Creek Maricopa County 0.12 0.31
cap @ 163rd Ave. Maricopa County 0.00 0.04
Carefree ranch Scottsdale 0.12 0.28
casandro dam Wickenburg 0.00 0.31
casandro wash Wickenburg 0.00 0.31
Castle Hot Springs Maricopa County 0.00 0.28
cave CR.@ Spur Cross Maricopa County 0.16 0.28
Cave Creek Cave Creek 0.12 0.28
Cave Creek landfill Phoenix 0.00 0.04
Centennial @ Wenden La Paz County 0.00 0.51
Centennial Divide Yavapai County 0.04 0.20
Centennial levee Maricopa County 0.00 0.20
Centennial nr Aguila Maricopa County 0.00 0.24
Centennial Wash Maricopa County 0.00 0.24
Chandler Airport Chandler 0.00 0.04
Circle City Maricopa County 0.00 0.20
Cline creek Maricopa County 0.00 0.24
Cloudburst Wash Fountain Hills 0.00 0.04
Columbia Hill Yavapai County 0.00 0.20
Columbus wash Maricopa County 0.00 0.16
Congress Yavapai County 0.00 0.16
constellation Road Wickenburg 0.00 0.31
Cooks Mesa Yavapai County 0.00 0.08
Coyote Wash Maricopa County 0.00 0.12
Crossroads park Gilbert 0.00 0.08
Crown King Yavapai County 0.00 0.04
daggs wash Maricopa County 0.00 0.08
dead horse wash Maricopa County 0.00 0.51
Delaney wash Maricopa County 0.16 0.16
Desert Hills Wash Maricopa County 0.00 0.35
desert mtn. School Maricopa County 0.00 0.20
Eagle eye Rd. @ Cap Maricopa County 0.00 0.35
Falcon Field Mesa 0.00 0.08
fig Springs Maricopa County 0.00 0.20
Florence Junction Pinal County 0.00 0.12
Flying E Tank Maricopa County 0.04 0.31
flying E wash Wickenburg 0.00 0.31
garfias mtn. Ranch Yavapai County 0.00 0.20
Gila @ Olberg Gila River ic 0.00 0.04
gladden Maricopa County 0.00 0.24
Golden Eagle Blvd. Fountain Hills 0.00 0.04
Granite reef Maricopa County 0.00 0.12
grass wash @ US 60 Maricopa County 0.00 0.20
harquahala frs Maricopa County 0.00 0.16
harquahala mtn. La Paz County 0.16 0.55
Hartman wash Maricopa County 0.04 0.20
hassy r. @ Box Canyon Yavapai County 0.00 0.12
hassy r. @ US 60 Wickenburg 0.00 0.24
hassy r. @ Wagoner Rd. Yavapai County 0.00 0.12
Hesperus dam Fountain Hills 0.00 0.04
Horseshoe Lake Maricopa County 0.00 0.04
Horseshoe ranch Yavapai County 0.00 0.04
Humboldt Mountain Maricopa County 0.00 0.12
I-17 @ sr 169 Yavapai County 0.00 0.04
ibw @ Indian Bend Rd. Scottsdale 0.00 0.04
ibw @ Shea Blvd. Phoenix 0.00 0.04
Jackrabbit Wash Maricopa County 0.00 0.08
Joshua Tree Yavapai County 0.00 0.39
Lake Pleasant Peoria 0.00 0.28
Lake Pleasant North Peoria 0.00 0.20
lost dog wash Scottsdale 0.00 0.04
Martinez creek Yavapai County 0.00 0.12
McDowell @ Hawes Maricopa County 0.00 0.08
McDowell @ Meridian Pinal County 0.00 0.04
mid-Martinez creek Yavapai County 0.08 0.24
Minnehaha Yavapai County 0.00 0.24
Missouri @ 16th St. Phoenix 0.00 0.04
Morristown Maricopa County 0.00 0.20
Mountain View Park Mesa 0.00 0.04
Mt. Union wx Yavapai County 0.00 0.08
Narrows Damsite La Paz County 0.00 0.28
New River fire Maricopa County 0.00 0.20
New River landfill Maricopa County 0.00 0.12
New River Mesa Maricopa County 0.00 0.12
North Heights dam Fountain Hills 0.00 0.04
NW regional landfill Maricopa County 0.00 0.04
O'Brien Gulch Yavapai County 0.00 0.20
Osborn @ 64th St. Scottsdale 0.00 0.20
Outlaw Hill Maricopa County 0.04 0.31
Paradise Valley cc Paradise Valley 0.00 0.04
Patton Road Maricopa County 0.00 0.08
Pima @ Union Hills Scottsdale 0.00 0.04
powder house wash Wickenburg 0.00 0.24
Prescott Valley Yavapai County 0.00 0.08
Queen Creek Rd. Maricopa County 0.00 0.04
Rackensack Canyon Maricopa County 0.16 0.35
Rainbow wash Maricopa County 0.00 0.04
Rawhide wash Scottsdale 0.00 0.04
Ritter dam Yavapai County 0.00 0.31
Saddleback frs Maricopa County 0.04 0.08
Saguaro Lake Maricopa County 0.00 0.08
Sand Tank wash Maricopa County 0.00 0.04
Santa Cruz @ sr 84 Pinal County 0.00 0.08
Santa Rosa @ sr 84 Pinal County 0.00 0.16
Seven Springs Yavapai County 0.00 0.12
Seven Springs wash Maricopa County 0.04 0.16
Signal Butte frs Maricopa County 0.00 0.04
skunk CR. Nr new r. Maricopa County 0.00 0.28
Skunk Tank wash Maricopa County 0.00 0.28
Smith Peak La Paz County 0.00 0.31
sols tank Yavapai County 0.00 0.16
sols trib @ US 93 Yavapai County 0.04 0.12
sols wash @ sr 71 Yavapai County 0.00 0.20
sols wash nr Matthie Maricopa County 0.00 0.16
spookhill Brown Mesa 0.00 0.04
spookhill frs Mesa 0.00 0.16
spookhill mckellips Maricopa County 0.00 0.04
Stagecoach Wash Scottsdale 0.12 0.39
Stanton Yavapai County 0.00 0.16
Sugarloaf Mountain Maricopa County 0.00 0.12
sunnycove frs Wickenburg 0.04 0.35
sunset frs Wickenburg 0.00 0.31
Sunset Point Yavapai County 0.00 0.08
sunup ranch Maricopa County 0.00 0.16
tat momolikot dam Pinal County 0.00 0.20
Thunder Mountain Maricopa County 0.00 0.24
Tiger wash Maricopa County 0.00 0.87
Tiger wash fan Maricopa County 0.00 1.46
towers mtn. Yavapai County 0.00 0.04
Twin Peaks Maricopa County 0.08 0.47
upper Cline creek Maricopa County 0.04 0.16
upper grass wash Maricopa County 0.00 0.35
upper Tiger wash Maricopa County 0.00 0.55
upper Trilby wash Yavapai County 0.00 0.24
usery park ws Maricopa County 0.00 0.08
vekol wash Maricopa County 0.00 0.24
vulture mine Road Maricopa County 0.00 0.35
Weekes wash baseline Apache Junction 0.00 0.04
Whitlow ranch dam Pinal County 0.00 0.16
Wickenburg Airport Wickenburg 0.04 0.24
Wilhoit Yavapai County 0.00 0.20
Williams Field Road Maricopa County 0.00 0.04
Winters wash Maricopa County 0.08 0.08
Wittmann Maricopa County 0.00 0.04
Wood Tank Yavapai County 0.00 0.20

These rainfall amounts are preliminary and are not official.
Automated gauge data are from the Maricopa County flood
control district. Stations with no recorded precipitation
are not shown.






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Location: La Buena Vida Townhouses, Scottsdale, AZ

Updated: 4:00 PM MST

Temperature: 59.5 °F Dew Point: 45 °F Humidity: 59% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.33 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Central Scottsdale, AZ, Scottsdale, AZ

Updated: 4:00 PM MST

Temperature: 60.2 °F Dew Point: 40 °F Humidity: 48% Wind: WSW at 1.0 mph Pressure: 30.01 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Scottsdale Fashion Square - Kitchell Construction, Scottsdale, AZ

Updated: 4:00 PM MST

Temperature: 58.8 °F Dew Point: 43 °F Humidity: 56% Wind: West at 5.0 mph Pressure: 30.19 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Scottsdale - Old Town, Scottsdale, AZ

Updated: 3:58 PM MST

Temperature: 61.9 °F Dew Point: 45 °F Humidity: 54% Wind: East at 2.2 mph Pressure: 30.10 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Spur Circle, Scottsdale, AZ

Updated: 4:00 PM MST

Temperature: 63.9 °F Dew Point: 44 °F Humidity: 48% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.17 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Ingleside Track, Phoenix, AZ

Updated: 4:00 PM MST

Temperature: 60.1 °F Dew Point: 42 °F Humidity: 51% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.94 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: AZCC, Phoenix, AZ

Updated: 4:00 PM MST

Temperature: 58.7 °F Dew Point: 46 °F Humidity: 62% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.97 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: 74th Street and McDowell Road, Scottsdale, AZ

Updated: 4:00 PM MST

Temperature: 61.0 °F Dew Point: 44 °F Humidity: 54% Wind: WSW at 2.9 mph Pressure: 29.97 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Fanfol Estates, Paradise Valley, AZ

Updated: 3:48 PM MST

Temperature: 59.6 °F Dew Point: 43 °F Humidity: 55% Wind: West at 5.0 mph Pressure: 28.67 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Camelback East Village, Phoenix, AZ

Updated: 3:56 PM MST

Temperature: 66.9 °F Dew Point: 48 °F Humidity: 50% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.17 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: MesoWest Pera AZ US, Scottsdale, AZ

Updated: 2:40 PM MST

Temperature: 62 °F Dew Point: 43 °F Humidity: 50% Wind: West at 2 mph Pressure: - Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Dateland Palms, Phoenix, AZ

Updated: 4:00 PM MST

Temperature: 64.0 °F Dew Point: 42 °F Humidity: 45% Wind: WNW at 1.3 mph Pressure: - Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Salt River, Scottsdale, AZ

Updated: 3:47 PM MST

Temperature: 61.1 °F Dew Point: 43 °F Humidity: 52% Wind: SW at 2.0 mph Pressure: 30.06 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: MesoWest Arcadia AZ US, Phoenix, AZ

Updated: 2:40 PM MST

Temperature: 60 °F Dew Point: 41 °F Humidity: 50% Wind: NW at 5 mph Pressure: 30.09 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: DDMET Tempe, AZ, Phoenix, AZ

Updated: 3:30 PM MST

Temperature: 64 °F Dew Point: 42 °F Humidity: 46% Wind: Calm Pressure: - Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Stoneridge Estates I, Scottsdale, AZ

Updated: 3:57 PM MST

Temperature: 63.0 °F Dew Point: 44 °F Humidity: 50% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.20 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Equestrian Manor, Scottsdale, AZ

Updated: 3:58 PM MST

Temperature: 62.3 °F Dew Point: 41 °F Humidity: 46% Wind: WSW at 4.0 mph Pressure: 30.10 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Paper Street, Scottsdale, AZ

Updated: 4:00 PM MST

Temperature: 59.8 °F Dew Point: 43 °F Humidity: 53% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.17 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: MesoWest SRP AZ US, Tempe, AZ

Updated: 2:40 PM MST

Temperature: 61 °F Dew Point: 41 °F Humidity: 47% Wind: West at 5 mph Pressure: 30.02 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Shea Estates North, Scottsdale, AZ

Updated: 4:00 PM MST

Temperature: 60.8 °F Dew Point: 43 °F Humidity: 52% Wind: NW at 1.1 mph Pressure: 28.96 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Ranch Highlands, Scottsdale, AZ

Updated: 4:00 PM MST

Temperature: 59.1 °F Dew Point: 42 °F Humidity: 53% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.07 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Down Stream Dam, Tempe, AZ

Updated: 2:55 PM PST

Temperature: 61.5 °F Dew Point: 40 °F Humidity: 45% Wind: WNW at 2.0 mph Pressure: 30.22 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: D'Amore Engineering, Tempe, AZ

Updated: 4:00 PM MST

Temperature: 60.8 °F Dew Point: 43 °F Humidity: 52% Wind: WNW at 1.0 mph Pressure: 30.10 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Beeline, Mesa, AZ

Updated: 4:00 PM MST

Temperature: 61.8 °F Dew Point: 43 °F Humidity: 50% Wind: West at 6.0 mph Pressure: 30.08 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Sweetwater Ranch, Scottsdale, AZ

Updated: 3:56 PM MST

Temperature: 58.8 °F Dew Point: 47 °F Humidity: 65% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.12 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Sonoran Estates, Scottsdale, AZ

Updated: 4:00 PM MST

Temperature: 63.3 °F Dew Point: 42 °F Humidity: 45% Wind: NW at 1.1 mph Pressure: 30.05 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Vista Del Rincon, Scottsdale, AZ

Updated: 4:00 PM MST

Temperature: 58.7 °F Dew Point: 44 °F Humidity: 57% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.09 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Apache Boulevard, Tempe, AZ

Updated: 3:56 PM MST

Temperature: 60.3 °F Dew Point: 45 °F Humidity: 56% Wind: North at - Pressure: 28.64 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

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NWS Forecaster Discussion




Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Phoenix Arizona 
140 PM MST Thursday Dec 18 2014 


..updated aviation discussion... 


&& 


Synopsis... 
after several days of cool...and moist conditions...high pressure 
building into the Desert Southwest from the west is expected to 
bring dry conditions...and a gradual warming trend back to the 
region through much of next week. Cooler temperatures are then 
possible by the end of next week as a rather strong...and cold 
weather system begins to drop southward into the western US. 


&& 


Discussion... 
the expected change to a dry...and warmer weather regime can already 
be seen this afternoon as the last in a series of shortwaves begins 
to move off to the east...into eastern Arizona and nm. Behind this 
system...latest satellite imagery and surface observations are now 
showing a distinct clearing trend across southeast California and SW Arizona...and into 
south-central Arizona...which is allowing temperatures at many Lower 
Desert locations across southeast California and SW Arizona to recover into the 60s this 
afternoon. This clearing/drying trend is forecast to continue into 
the evening...with the last few light showers ending over the higher 
terrain of southern Gila County shortly after sunset. 


High pressure building into from the west is forecast to keep dry 
conditions in place...and allow daytime temperatures to rise a bit 
on Friday and Saturday. Some middle and high cloudiness will likely 
return to the region on Friday night and Saturday as another 
weak...but dry shortwave passes over the region. After highs in the 
middle to upper 60s on Saturday...70s are expected to return to southeast 
California...and to the rest of our Lower Desert locations on Monday as 
strong high pressure ridging becomes established along the West 
Coast. Relatively high 500mb heights (aoa 570dm) and a dry 
northwesterly flow will then allow Lower Desert highs to rise into 
the low to middle 70s from Tuesday into Thursday under mostly clear 
skies. As far as the forecast for end of next week is 
concerned...although the latest Euro...Gem...and operational GFS 
have now backed off somewhat on the amplitude of a strong...and cold 
long-wave trough that is forecast to dig southward into the western 
US...a cooling trend is still expected to begin by next 
Friday...which would bring our temperatures down closer to seasonal 
normals...although the latest 13km parallel GFS continues to hold on 
to a much colder solution. 


&& 


Aviation... 
south-central Arizona including kphx...kiwa...and ksdl... 


Breaks in ceilings are starting to show early this afternoon as the 
departing trough continues eastward...scattered to broken decks at ksdl and 
kphx 4500ft will improve even more by 00z Friday. Winds remain light 
and mostly diurnal...around 7-8 kts expected through the evening 
hours. Rain chances will diminish this afternoon and should remain 
clear through the next 24 to 48 hours. Another round of middle and high 
clouds will return Friday afternoon with another shortwave pushing 
through. 


Southeast California and southwest Arizona...including kipl and 
kblh... 
mostly clear skies are now in place and will dominate through 18z 
Friday before middle and high clouds build back in. Rain chances 
diminish today and should remain dry through the next 24 to 48 
hours. Mostly diurnal wind patterns will be in place with a favor 
from the northerly direction as a shortwave trough moves through 
Friday. 


Aviation discussion not updated for amended tafs. 


&& 


Fire weather... 
Saturday through Wednesday... 
upper level ridging will take over starting late Saturday with 
warming temperatures and slightly drier conditions. Highs will warm 
to above normal starting Sunday with Lower Desert highs in the low 
to middle 70s for late in the period. Humidities will remain fairly 
high through the period with minimum values staying above 25 
percent. Winds will remain light for the most part with the 
exception of occasional afternoon breeziness mainly confined to 
southeast California and southwest Arizona Sunday through Tuesday. 


&& 


Psr watches/warnings/advisories... 


Arizona...none. 


California...none. 


&& 


$$ 


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Discussion...percha 
aviation...Dewey 
fire weather...Kuhlman 



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