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Severe weather alerts for Maricopa County, Arizona from the National Weather Service. 

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  • Avoid the shock In Phoenix

    Avoid the shock In Phoenix

    Wednesday, January 24 2018 2:58 AM EST2018-01-24 07:58:17 GMT
    There is a rise of static electricity. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)There is a rise of static electricity. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Are your clothes sticking to you? Have you been zapped by a jolt of electricity lately? Paul Horton has tips on how to keep the static electricity down.

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    Are your clothes sticking to you? Have you been zapped by a jolt of electricity lately? Paul Horton has tips on how to keep the static electricity down.

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  • The amazing discovery of cold fronts 100 years ago

    The amazing discovery of cold fronts 100 years ago

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 4:18 AM EST2018-01-23 09:18:03 GMT
    Scientists in Norway and Sweden formulated the theory that weather activity is concentrated in relatively narrow zones or "fronts." (Source: 3TV/American Meteorological Society)Scientists in Norway and Sweden formulated the theory that weather activity is concentrated in relatively narrow zones or "fronts." (Source: 3TV/American Meteorological Society)

    The theory of warm and cold fronts was developed about 100 years ago by scientists who NEVER got to look at a satellite photo of clouds from space. And, amazingly, they got it right with a system we still use today.

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    The theory of warm and cold fronts was developed about 100 years ago by scientists who NEVER got to look at a satellite photo of clouds from space. And, amazingly, they got it right with a system we still use today.

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  • Dry winter drags on in Arizona

    Dry winter drags on in Arizona

    Thursday, January 18 2018 8:19 PM EST2018-01-19 01:19:10 GMT
    There hasn't been a lot of snow in the higher elevations for Arizona. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)There hasn't been a lot of snow in the higher elevations for Arizona. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    The new data released by the U.S. Drought Monitor show drought continuing through most of Arizona.

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    The new data released by the U.S. Drought Monitor show drought continuing through most of Arizona.

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