Warnings of high temperatures until Friday
PHOENIX – Happy 4th of July! Dangerous heat is here to stay this week.
High pressure builds and brings hot, dry afternoons for the rest of the week.
Phoenix will flirt with record highs throughout the week with temperatures ranging between 110-116 degrees into early next week.
Excessive heat warnings It has now been extended until Friday night.
So these days will be ABC15 business days weather. This means it’s time to take action to keep you and your family safe.
Heat is the number one weather-related killer. So, limit your time outside during the hottest part of the day and stay hydrated. Keep an eye on children and the elderly, who can be most affected by this heat, and bring your pets inside too!
Fire danger will also return to northern Arizona by Thursday. Fire weather hours They are issued to parts of the high country due to their high temperatures, low humidity and breezy conditions. Open burning is strongly not recommended.
High ozone pollution warnings It also applies to the Phoenix metro area today through Wednesday as air quality worsens.
High ozone pollution hours They take effect on Thursday and Friday and will likely be upgraded to advisories as well as we get closer.
Limit your time outside in the afternoon when ozone levels peak if you have asthma or COPD.
Total rainfall for 2023:
Official rainfall in Sky Harbor: 2.88 inches (-0.09 inch from average)
Valley Average (Phoenix Precipitation Index): 3.36″
Total rainfall for 2022:
Official rainfall in Sky Harbor: 5.78 inches (-1.44 inches from average)
Valley Average (Phoenix Precipitation Index): 7.02″
Daily rainfall reports can be viewed from across the valley here.
Phoenix is getting drier – average rainfall is now down
Average seasonal rainfall in Phoenix (1981-2010): 2.71 inches of rain
New average monsoon rainfall for Phoenix (1991-2020): 2.43 inches of rain
Average annual rainfall in Phoenix (1981-2010): 8:03 inches of rain
New average annual rainfall in Phoenix (1991-2020): 7.22 inches of rain
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