Jim Cross, Arizona, Jim Sharpe discussed on Arizona's Morning News
Jim Sharpe. You're listening areas. Ona's morning news. The final numbers are in and the amount of snow and rain, we got even has meteorologist stunned. That's our top story. And here's Jayme west. We're gonna start warming up after a record shattering storm that buried the high country with feet of snow even a few inches of powder in the north valley. KTAR Jim cross is live begins. Our team coverage Jimmy mountains surrounding the valley. All snowcap. People building snowmen on the north valley last week and early this weekend flagstaff with forty one inches of snow from the storm Katrina village, just south of like forty eight inches. Most of the valley picked up a lot of rain state university. Climatologist Randy survey. So this type of storm is just what we need since October. We've got over eight inches of rain so far where normally we would only have about three and a half. So we are doing very well. This El Nino winter was the storm cleared out of Arizona, and then Mexico. Hammered the midwest with snow and ice after days of highs in the forties and fifties we will finally return on the ballot of the seventy s tomorrow that's normal place to be in late February live in the news center. Jim cross KTAR news. The record. Breaking storm is put our snow pack at one hundred twenty four percent above average and five times higher than a year ago. Travis coaling has lived in Arizona for eleven years and my time in Arizona. No, not seeing this big of an event, it's pretty impressive. The water supply specialists with the snow survey says the winter blast did not and Arizona's drought, but it did boost water supplies calling hopes. The snowpack doesn't melt too fast. We'd like to stay cold throughout and even get some more snow throughout March to help us out snowpack and just prolong the stream flow through the spring and prevent flooding. Peter Seymour KTAR news. Five thirty one and now from the valley Chevy dealers traffic.