TUCSON - Tonight, News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish unveiled his top weather story of 2011 in southern Arizona: the unforgettable wildfire season.
2011 saw four of the biggest wildfires in the state ignite in our backyard. The largest was the Wallow Fire near Hannagan Meadow, charring a state record... more »
SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say they are trying to determine how many homes and businesses were damaged or destroyed when winds pushed a fire south of Sierra Vista into neighborhoods.
Winds gusts of 50 mph pushed the Monument fire down a mountain and across Highway 92 on... more »
SIERRA VISTA - Winds are providing a major challenge at the Monument Fire today.
News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish says current sustained winds near Sierra Vista are over 25 mph. Fort Huachuca recorded a peak wind gust of 49 mph around 2:00 PM this afternoon.
Weather stations around... more »
TUCSON - The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for southern Arizona, starting at 10 AM and expiring at 8 PM.
In addition, a Wind Advisory is in effect today for eastern Pima, southeast Pinal, Santa Cruz, Cochise, Graham & Greenlee County. This will go in... more »
TUCSON - The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Cochise, Graham & Greenlee Counties. This will be in effect Sunday from 12 PM until 7 PM.
A Red Flag Warning will also be in effect Sunday, from 10 AM until 8 PM for all of southern... more »
TUCSON - The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for Cochise, Graham and Greenlee Counties. This will start at noon Saturday and expire Saturday night at 7 PM.
For that reason, News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish has set the Wildfire Index at 10 today. This means... more »
CORRECTIVE: News 4 has since learned that the fire on Ft. Huachuca is, in fact, a seperate wildfire, now dubbed the Antelope Fire. Base officials had originally confirmed with News 4 crews at the scene that the fire was the Monument Fire - this has since been corrected in proceeding... more »
TUCSON - The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for Cochise, Graham and Greenlee Counties. This is in effect starting at 12 PM today & expiring tonight at 7 PM. Low relative humidity values and gusty winds will create an extreme fire danger.
Because of this,... more »