Sedona Weather Update
The Summer Solstice 9:24 p MST
Tuesday June 20
Record Heat – Expected throughout Arizona
Today – One of Hottest Days On Record Through Out Arizona
Many businesses in Central and Southern Arizona may be curtailing business hours and outdoor activities. Check before scheduling a visit. In Sedona, If the temperature reaches 110º, it will be one of the hottest days recorded. Last year, we hit a record 112.7º. The next highest temperature, 109º, has been recorded 2 times. Once last year and yesterday! Sedona usually is around 10º cooler than the central and southern part of the state. This is one of the reasons many people pick Sedona for their residence. The climate is not as harsh as other locations. If you have any questions about this subject or anything Sedona, especially real estate, please give me a call and I will be honored to help you. Sheri Sperry (928) 274-7355. or visit my website at SellSedona.com
American Airlines has already canceled flights for Tuesday June 20th between 3 PM and 6 PM MST. The reason is that some aircraft cannot fly above 118º. Take-offs and landings in that kind of heat is a safety hazard because the aircraft may fail. If you are planning a trip out of Mesa or Phoenix airports please check with your airline for updates.
Conserve Power Consumption
The temperature is expected to reach record highs. The hottest day on record for Phoenix is 122º. It is expected to climb to 120º. APS – Phoenix power company has said that they do not expect brown outs but encourage residents and companies to conserve energy output during the hours of 3 PM and 6 PM. Avoid running high energy appliances such and washing machines and dryers. Avoid using ovens. Adjust thermostats to temps at or above 78º-80º.
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