Flagstaff Breaks A Record Set In 1939 Sunday As The Heat Continues

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Many Northern Arizona cities set new record highs Sunday. The National Weather Service says Flagstaff set a new high of 93 degrees, breaking the previous mark of 89 set in 1939. The Prescott Airport blew away the previous record for August 16th by five degrees. Prescott’s high yesterday was 101 degrees, breaking the previous record […]

Flagstaff Ties A Record High Thursday Which Was Previously Set In 1943

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Flagstaff tied a record high Thursday that was set 77 years ago. The National Weather Service says the high topped out at 92 degrees at Flagstaff Pulliam Airport, which ties the previous high of 92 set in 1943. A new record high was set in Winslow at 105 degrees and it was 101 at Prescott […]

Prescott Fire Crews Tend To A Hiker Who Passed Out At Lynx Lake Saturday

Prescott Fire crews were called to Lynx Lake Saturday after a hiker passed out due to heat-related health issues. Crews arrived at the lake at around 3 p.m. and found a 44-year-old woman who said she felt weak and unable to continue the walk. She had been walking on a trail around the lake with […]

Multiple Crews Called To Lynx Lake Tuesday To Help A Pair Of Hikers

Units from Prescott Fire, Central Arizona Fire and Medical and the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office were called to the Lynx Lake area this afternoon when two hikers called for help.  Crews arrived to find one patient hiked off the Salida Gulch Trail.  The second patient had to be assisted off the trial by Prescott Fire […]

Grand Canyon Park Rangers Responded To Multiple Incidents Over The Weekend

Grand Canyon National Park rangers responded to multiple heat related search and rescue incidents this past weekend. On Saturday, Phantom Ranch rangers responded to a river runner experiencing heat illness and fatigue on a Colorado River trip. The river runner drank an excessive quantity of water, leading to hyponatremia and an altered level of consciousness. […]

Wednesday Saw A Few Record Highs Fall Across Northern Arizona

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Wednesday unseasonably warm temperatures led to a few records. The National Weather Service says Flagstaff’s high of 79 degrees broke the previous high of 78 set in 1992. The high at the Prescott Airport was 87 Wednesday, which broke the previous record for the date of 86 set in 2013. Payson’s high of 88 degrees […]