Category: Pinal County Oracle

LONG RANGE WEATHER ADVISORY:  Arctic Jet Stream to Dip into Southwest Wednesday into the Weekend; Cold Storms

LONG RANGE WEATHER ADVISORY: Arctic Jet Stream to Dip into Southwest Wednesday into the Weekend; Cold Storms

Arizona Weather Force has issued a Long-Range Weather Advisory for the event that the arctic jet stream will dip into Arizona between January 3rd and the weekend of January 6th. As we move through the start of Winter, the upper-level blocking ridge south of Alaska will develop.  This will bring two cold systems down into the forecast area, one mid-end […]

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Thunderstorm Watch Issued for the Central and Southern half of Arizona Friday into Saturday

Thunderstorm Watch Issued for the Central and Southern half of Arizona Friday into Saturday

Arizona Weather Force has issued a Thunderstorm Watch that is a direct update to the forecast issued on December 15th in the Long-Range Weather Advisory. A cutoff system that is gaining more strength is going to impact San Diego and Imperial County hard overnight tonight and into Friday.  This same system will deliver a strong jet stream to Arizona on […]

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Strong Pacific Storm to Impact Arizona This Friday and Saturday; Flooding Expected

Strong Pacific Storm to Impact Arizona This Friday and Saturday; Flooding Expected

Arizona Weather Force is continuing to monitor a strong pacific storm pattern that will bring an upper-level low west of California into Baja and eject into Arizona and the latest Arizona Weather Force Rainfall Forecast Model outputs are intriguing to say the least. Now the forecast is not too tricky.  I would call this cutoff low a no brainer type […]

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Long Range Weather Advisory:  Storms to Impact Arizona December 21st Through Christmas Period

Long Range Weather Advisory: Storms to Impact Arizona December 21st Through Christmas Period

Arizona Weather Force has issued a Long-Range Weather Advisory.  As stated way back on November 28th over at Southern California Weather Force, the thought of the first system to come would be between the window of December 13th and 20th (Reference A Link Below). As that system affects west of Los Angeles in areas like Ventura, Santa Barbara, Kern, and […]

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Storm Dynamics Focus Spots for Arizona Late Friday night into Saturday; Thunderstorms Projected

Storm Dynamics Focus Spots for Arizona Late Friday night into Saturday; Thunderstorms Projected

Arizona Weather Force has issued a Special Weather Statement effective late Friday night and going through half of Saturday for thunderstorm dynamics in the following areas: Maricopa and Yavapai County, parts of the Mogollon Rim, and the Central to Northern Colorado River Valley zones, which will include Quartzsite and Kingman as well. An upper-level low that churning west of California […]

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Long Range Weather Advisory Update: Mid-November Storm Risk Assessment

Long Range Weather Advisory Update: Mid-November Storm Risk Assessment

Arizona Weather Force has issued an update status of the coming system with a narrowed window from November 14th to 18th to November later 15th to 18th. Back on November 5th, the official long range weather advisory was issued here at Arizona Weather Force.  (See reference A below). A storm system will bring a pineapple express to California, with Arizona being […]

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LONG RANGE WEATHER ADVISORY: First Pacific Storm of the Season for Arizona

LONG RANGE WEATHER ADVISORY: First Pacific Storm of the Season for Arizona

Arizona Weather Force has issued a Long-Range Weather Advisory effective for mid-November, with a window between November 14th and 18th respectively. A ridge south of Alaska will form with a ridge in Southern Canada.  This will block storms from moving up and over and into the Central/Eastern United States and allow a rouge low pressure system to form below it, […]

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Final Forecast for Arizona for the 2023-2024 Strong El Nino Season; A Record Freeze

Final Forecast for Arizona for the 2023-2024 Strong El Nino Season; A Record Freeze

Arizona Weather Force has issued the final forecast for the 2023-2024 winter season for the state of Arizona, and it will be anything but a normal El Nino. El Nino is the warming of the Equatorial Pacific Ocean from South America to near Australia.  The last strong El Nino we had like this was the 1997-1998 season, however does El […]

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Increased Risk of Thunderstorms for Southeast and Eastern Arizona from Norma’s Remnants For October 24th

Increased Risk of Thunderstorms for Southeast and Eastern Arizona from Norma’s Remnants For October 24th

Arizona Weather Force has issued a Special Weather Statement effective for Eastern Arizona starting October 23rd, and for the Southeastern Arizona zones for Tuesday, October 24th. Hurricane Norma has weakened to a tropical storm but will be a depression across Northern Mexico this week.  Moisture streaming northward into the statement area will start with isolated activity for extreme Eastern Arizona […]

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First Fall Pacific Trough to Deliver Gusty Winds Across Arizona This Weekend; Maps Inside

First Fall Pacific Trough to Deliver Gusty Winds Across Arizona This Weekend; Maps Inside

Arizona Weather Force has issued a Wind Watch for most of Arizona, effective this weekend, weekend of September 30th. Not many details can be said about a wind event, but maps can be shown to say what type of event something will be.  The strongest winds will be across the Northern, Eastern, and Southern half of Arizona.  Wind gusts up […]

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