Extreme Events

Flash floods scoured Phoenix and surrounding areas on September 8, 2014. How did the rainfall totals compare to normal September precipitation?

Friday, November 1, 2013

  • October in Alaska this year was more like September, with warmth and rain in place of autumn chill and snow. Wind anomalies related to unusual pressure patterns conspired to bring a steady stream of warm, wet air from southerly latitudes into Alaska.