Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Phoenix, Phoenix-Deer Valley Municipal Airport (KDVT)

Lat: 33.69026°NLon: 112.06618°WElev: 1486ft.

Clear

81°F

27°C

Humidity 12%
Wind Speed WSW 14 MPH
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.26 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 08 Mar 02:05 PM MST
Extended Forecast for

Carefree AZ

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 55. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 72. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 44. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Clear and
    Breezy then
    Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a light and variable wind becoming southwest 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light south southwest  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 57. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 55. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Tuesday
Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 72. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 44. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a light and variable wind becoming southwest 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 68. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Carefree AZ
 33.83°N 111.91°W (Elev. 2402 ft)
2:11 pm MST Mar 8, 2021
2pm MST Mar 8, 2021-6pm MST Mar 14, 2021
 
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