Weather

Monsoon Roars Into Havasu
Wind gusts of up to 49 mph were recorded at the Lake Havasu City Airport Saturday evening. Scant moisture was reported during the storm that consisted mostly of high winds. A wind gust of 56 mph was reported at the London Bridge. [caption id="attachment_19061" align="aligncenter" width="1021"] A ... Read More
Wet And Breezy Christmas Eve Forecast
Lake Havasu City received between 1.3 and 1.5 inches of rain from noon Wednesday until noon on Thursday, said Meteorologist Reid Wolcott, of the National Weather Service in Las Vegas. “That’s a pretty good soaking,”’ Wolcott said. [caption id="attachment_14908" align="alignleft" width=... Read More
National Weather Service Updates El Niño Outlook
Weather forecasters are predicting one of the strongest El Niño events on record in the coming months. In fact, it is being called “El Niño Bruce Lee” by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and “Godzilla El Niño” by NASA climatologist Bill Patzert. According to Patz... Read More
Monsoon Storm Causes Damage in Crystal Beach
[caption id="attachment_4996" align="alignnone" width="300"] The roof is exposed after a microburst on Thursday evening took off shingles from the roof. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene[/caption] A monsoon storm rolled through Lake Havasu City, Desert Hills and Crystal Beach area Thursday evening. At... Read More
Thunderstorms Possible This Weekend
National Weather Service Press Release: Monsoon moisture is expected to push back into portions of Mohave, San Bernardino, Clark, and Lincoln counties Thursday and Friday, bringing the chance for showers and thunderstorms. Thunderstorms will be possible beginning Thursday night lasting through Fr... Read More
Monsoon Storm Photo Gallery 7/30/15
On Thursday, July 30th, 2015 a monsoon thunderstorm rolled into Lake Havasu City from the Southeast. The storm produced strong winds, rain and localised flash flooding. RSM staff followed the storm's progress as it moved north. Included in this photo gallery are photographs and video of the storm's... Read More
Monsoon Moisture Returns
NWS Press Release: After a break in showers and thunderstorms, moisture is set to return to the region mid-week and through the weekend, as high pressure sets up across the Four-Corners region. This will be the typical monsoon pattern with no influence from tropical systems expected at this time.... Read More
National Weather Service Press Release: Moisture associated with Hurricane Dolores will get pushed into our region beginning Friday afternoon and evening. This will result in the potential for heavy rain and flash flooding, particularly Friday night through Saturday. Moisture will be in place acr... Read More
Monsoon Moisture Set to Return This Weekend
Vegas National Weather Service Press Release: After a break in showers and thunderstorms, moisture is set to return to the region late this week and through the weekend. Tropical Storm Dolores has developed in the eastern Pacific off the southwestern coast of Mexico. Dolores is forecast to beco... Read More
By Pete Miramontes One thing about thunderstorms is that they can produce damaging winds. When the winds reach a speed of 58 mph or higher, the NWS service issues a Severe Thunderstorm Warning. [caption id="attachment_4311" align="alignleft" width="300"] A microburst on the outside of Lake Hav... Read More