The Burning Phoenix

By Tim, Caitlin, and Sammie

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City of Phoenix

This picture is the city of Phoenix Arizona. It is one of the most popular cities in the United States. Phoenix usually has very hot and humid summers and very cool winters. The temperature gets very high in summer. Phoenix's winters don't get very cold it stays mild. Today in this picture you can see it is a sunny and nice day. The landscape is flat until it hits the mountains. Phoenix is a very busy city, with a population of over 1,000,000 people.

5/20/13 Broadcast of Phoenix, AZ

Hello folks, today is going to be a wicked hot one so now you can pull that tag off that bathing suit you have always been wanting to wear. Make sure you sunblock your kids and yourself, of course. The humidity is low at 10% and the temperature is 88.3 degrees. Though you’re lucky we have 0 percent of a chance of precipitation and bad weather. So practically today is a pitch perfect day. Don’t worry you won’t be boiling we will get some winds up to 10-20 miles per hour, also some moist air mass will pass by. Today we are going to have a mixture of high and low pressure. It will start off with clear and sunny skies and then turn breezy So don’t spend your day at your house. Go outside and have some fun! Now for the last standing area the cloud cover. The cloud cover today is going to be partly sunny and is going to be smoking hot. Have a great evening and go have some fun, Phoenix!

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Geographical Impact on Phoenix Weather

One factor that influences the climate in Arizona is that it is 114,006 square miles of which 113,642 square miles is land and 364 square miles is covered by water making this a very dry city. Phoenix’s elevation is in between 1,000- 2,000 ft which is not that high above sea level. Phoenix Arizona is a Southwest state and is surrounded by other states making it dry. Since there’s no ocean near it, the water can’t evaporate so the water cycle can’t go anywhere making Arizona not have a lot of precipitation. In fact it has 325 sunny days a year and is one of the sunniest areas in the U.S.A.

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Phoenix city

This is a picture of Phoenix Arizona the city. In this picture it is sunset, and the building lights are on. The clouds are stratus clouds, they bring no weather and are kind of like fog in the morning. So we can guess that the sun is rising.