Category: Gila County Tonto Basin

Strong La Nina to Enter for the 2024-2025 Arizona Storm Season; Advisory Issued

Strong La Nina to Enter for the 2024-2025 Arizona Storm Season; Advisory Issued

Arizona Weather Force has issued a La Nina Advisory, the second in the step to a warning as a developing La Nina has been detected. Latest sea surface temperature maps show fast declining numbers, which is indicating that El Nino is officially over and that we will skip straight into a La Nina at least in the next month or so.  […]

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Extreme Geomagnetic Storm To Hit a Second Time Overnight Tonight Across Arizona; Northern Lights

Extreme Geomagnetic Storm To Hit a Second Time Overnight Tonight Across Arizona; Northern Lights

Northern lights were visible as far south as Puerto Rico last night, and across Arizona.  They are likely to return again with the next coronal mass ejection arrival between the hours of 10pm and 5am overnight tonight, May 11th, 2024, to sunrise May 12th, 2024, but I am forecasting two main events during that period that no one else is […]

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Driest Monsoon on Record Set to Hit Arizona for Summer 2024, Arizona Weather Force Final Forecast

Driest Monsoon on Record Set to Hit Arizona for Summer 2024, Arizona Weather Force Final Forecast

Arizona Weather Force has issued the final monsoon outlook for the 2024 season, and it is anything but pleasant for most. Hiking on the heels of 2010, 1988, and 1973, we are looking at a declining El Nino to what might be the strongest La Nina in recorded history.  As such, this will make less hurricanes in the Eastern Pacific, […]

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Gusty Winds Expected Across All of Arizona for Sunday, May 5, 2024 With Inside Slider

Gusty Winds Expected Across All of Arizona for Sunday, May 5, 2024 With Inside Slider

An inside slider system will graze the state of Arizona to the north, generating 30 mph+ wind gusts across the entire state today. A system sliding to the north (hence inside slider name) will bring sinking air through the state today.  This air, sinking out of the west, will be the reason for the strong wind gusts.  Level 6 or […]

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Final Forecast: Rare Easter Arizona Storm into Monday: Rain and Snow Maps Provided

Final Forecast: Rare Easter Arizona Storm into Monday: Rain and Snow Maps Provided

Arizona Weather Force has issued the final forecast in relation to the early initial forecast on a storm system that will start tonight in Western Arizona, shoving eastward through the night and into tomorrow (Easter Sunday).  Rain and snow maps are available for this event, but since it has already been predicted here at Arizona Weather Force beforehand (Reference A Below), […]

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Storm System to Move Through Arizona for Easter Sunday, Lasting Through Monday

Storm System to Move Through Arizona for Easter Sunday, Lasting Through Monday

Arizona Weather Force has issued a Special Weather Statement effective Easter Sunday into the Monday after as a storm system is going to impact the state. A storm system way out in the Pacific will slam California on Saturday into Sunday.  As it exits California, the first area to receive the front will be the Colorado River Valley zones and […]

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Thunderstorm Watch issued for parts of Central and Eastern Arizona For March 26, 2024

Thunderstorm Watch issued for parts of Central and Eastern Arizona For March 26, 2024

Arizona Weather Force has issued a Thunderstorm Watch for the following areas: Zones Issued: All of the Mogollon Rim areas, including Prescott, Cottonwood, Payson, Strawberry, Show Low, Pinetop, and Southern Apache County … All of Gila, Graham, and Greenlee County … A storm system that brought storms yesterday to these areas is slowly moving out after today. But, today, expecting […]

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Final Forecast: Thunderstorm Watch for the Weekend of March 23, 2024, Rain, Snow, and Wind Forecast Maps For Arizona

Final Forecast: Thunderstorm Watch for the Weekend of March 23, 2024, Rain, Snow, and Wind Forecast Maps For Arizona

Arizona Weather Force has issued the final forecast for a system that will enter the forecast area on this evening, maximizing overnight and into Sunday. Rain, Wind, and Snow models have been finalized. A few pointers on this one.  This is also a thunderstorm watch for the locations specified on the graphic within this write-up.  Some of these thunderstorms will […]

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Thunderstorm Watch Issued For The Central and Northern Half of Arizona for March 19, 2024

Thunderstorm Watch Issued For The Central and Northern Half of Arizona for March 19, 2024

Arizona Weather Force has issued a Thunderstorm Watch effective for a large area of Arizona, for the following areas; All of the higher elevations of the rim zones, including Alpine, Show Low, Strawberry/Payson, I-17/Flagstaff-Sedona-Cottonwood-Camp Verde, and Prescott … Gila County … Apache and Navajo County … Central to Northern half of Maricopa County, outside chance San Tan Valley … A […]

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Central, Eastern, and Northern Arizona for March 18, 2024

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Central, Eastern, and Northern Arizona for March 18, 2024

Arizona Weather Force has issued an official Severe Thunderstorm Watch for the following areas: Kingman zones, Southern half of Coconino County, all of Yavapai County … North and Eastern half of Maricopa County .. San Tan and the Central to Eastern half of Pinal County … Graham and Greenlee County … Southern Apache County .. Central and Southern Navajo County […]

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