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Israeli tanks and warplanes are pummeling the Gaza Strip as U.S. and other diplomats push for a cease-fire with Hamas militants.More >>
A U.N. school in Gaza crowded with hundreds of Palestinians seeking refuge from fierce fighting came under fire Thursday, killing at least 15 civilians and leaving a sad tableau of blood-spattered pillows, blankets and...More >>
Ohio State University fired the director of its celebrated marching band on Thursday after determining he ignored a "sexualized" culture of rituals including students being pressured to march in their underwear and...More >>
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With Congress scheduled to recess in a week, the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee's chairman is offering to scale back a Senate-passed bill to improve health care services for veterans.More >>
With Congress scheduled to recess in a week, the chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees offered competing proposals Thursday to fix a veterans' health care program scandalized by long patient wait...More >>
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The official Algerian news agency says an Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has disappeared from the radar.More >>
An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people crashed Thursday in a rainstorm over restive Mali, and its wreckage was found near the border of neighboring Burkina Faso - the third major international aviation disaster in a...More >>
Thursday, July 24 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:48:15 GMT
Prominent HIV/AIDS researchers were among the 298 victims identified aboard flight MH17. To honor their legacy, the Chattahoochee Valley Better Way Foundation is hosting a candlelight vigil. We spokeMore >>
The Chattahoochee Valley Better Way Foundation to host candlelight vigil to honor top HIV/AIDS researchers killed in Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on July 18th, 2014. More >>
PHOENIX (CBS5) -
Winds are already picking up across the Valley today. This morning, Glendale has sustained winds at 28 mph, with gusts clocking at 33 mph.
It has been windy in Chandler all morning with gusts up to 33 mph.
Winds in Mesa are sustaining between 10-20 mph. These winds helped fan the flames of a mobile home fire this morning.
Winds will be out of the northeast today, subsiding just a bit this afternoon. Winds will pick back up by this evening.
The front that is moving through Arizona will cause windy conditions across the entire state. Flagstaff has already experienced a wind gust at 40 mph and Lake Havasu at 43 mph.
The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning because of the high fire danger across much of the state.
In addition to the winds, the air is extremely dry. Relative humidity will remain in the single digits.
There is a high wind warning across Southern California, where firefighters continue to battle a large wildfire. Gusts could reach 60 mph today.
Winds will remain breezy in the Valley for tomorrow but will subside for the weekend.
Temperatures will stay in the mid 90s through Sunday with cooler air moving in by Monday.
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