Mini-meteorologists called in to help forecast record heat

Posted: Updated:
(Source: 3TV/CBS 5) (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
(Source: 3TV/CBS 5) (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

With another day of searing heat, the 3TV Forecasters added extra staff to help track temperatures Wednesday morning.

Jarett Bell, age 10, and Alexis Bell, age 8, both from Francis Brandon-Pickett Elementary in Queen Creek, helped Arizona Family's Meteorologist Kim Quintero inform the public of the day's record-high temperatures expected.

With Excessive Heat Warnings extended through Sunday across Greater Phoenix, Alexis and Jarett provided safety tips and showcased a slight drop in highs in the 7-day forecast.

You can nominate your child to be a mini-meteorologist by going to azfamily.com/weatherkids.

[SPECIAL SECTION: GMAZ Mini-Meteorologists]

Click/tap here to download the free azfamily mobile app.

Copyright 2017 KPHO/KTVK (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved.


  • Arizona's Family Weather BlogMore>>

  • Meteor or meteorite? So which is it?

    Meteor or meteorite? So which is it?

    Thursday, November 16 2017 5:06 PM EST2017-11-16 22:06:16 GMT
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Here is your crash course on meteor 101!

    More >

    Here is your crash course on meteor 101!

    More >
  • Looking ahead: Early Thanksgiving forecast

    Looking ahead: Early Thanksgiving forecast

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 1:46 PM EST2017-11-15 18:46:13 GMT

    We're currently tied for the fourth warmest start to the month of November in Phoenix. Just a little over a week away from Thanksgiving, will Mother Nature finally give in and provide fall-like weather for the holiday?

    More >

    We're currently tied for the fourth warmest start to the month of November in Phoenix. Just a little over a week away from Thanksgiving, will Mother Nature finally give in and provide fall-like weather for the holiday?

    More >
  • Royal Norman receives Distinguished Alumnus Award at ASU

    Royal Norman receives Distinguished Alumnus Award at ASU

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 4:20 AM EST2017-11-15 09:20:08 GMT
    It was a big night for my buddy Royal Norman who was awarded the Distinguished Alumnus Award at Arizona State University. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)It was a big night for my buddy Royal Norman who was awarded the Distinguished Alumnus Award at Arizona State University. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    It was a big night for my buddy Royal Norman who was awarded the Distinguished Alumnus Award at Arizona State University. Each year ASU welcomes back an alumnus who has gone on to make great strides and achievements in their professional field.

    More >

    It was a big night for my buddy Royal Norman who was awarded the Distinguished Alumnus Award at Arizona State University. Each year ASU welcomes back an alumnus who has gone on to make great strides and achievements in their professional field.

    More >