Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:18 AM EDT2013-05-21 10:18:45 GMT
Authorities said a 15-year-old girl may be facing charges after driving without a license and losing control of a car in a crash that left a 10-year-old girl dead Monday afternoon. The crash happened onMore >>
Authorities said a 15-year-old may be facing charges after driving without a license and losing control of a car in a crash that left a 10-year-old dead.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:48 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:48:15 GMT
A woman has been arrested after she allegedly locked her four young daughters out of their home for days at a time.A witness told police that the four girls, ages 7, 5, 3 and 1, had been in the same dirtyMore >>
A woman has been arrested after she allegedly locked her four young daughters out of their home for days at a time.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:45 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:45:38 GMT
A widespread power outage has affected a large portion of Ascension Parish. Small portions of neighboring parishes are also affected. As of 5:40 p.m., the Entergy website reported 20,981 homes andMore >>
A widespread power outage affected a large portion of Ascension Parish and part of EBR Parish Monday. More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:04 PM EDT2013-05-21 23:04:33 GMT
Residents in tornado-stricken Moore, OK, await news on missing love ones Tuesday, a day after a massive tornado devastated the city, killing at least 51. Rescuers worked all night, with particular attentionMore >>
The tornado, with winds up to 200 mph, cut a 20-mile stretch as wide as two miles through the Oklahoma City metro area. The medical examiner's office reported 24 people died, including nine children. More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundMore >>
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.More >>
PHOENIX (AP/CBS5) -
Snow fell in the Valley late Monday afternoon thanks to a cold storm system that kept a tight lid on temperatures.
Snow fell at a pretty good clip for a brief time in north Scottsdale along Cave Creek road near the turnoff to Bartlett Dam. It didn't stick since surface readings were in the 40s.
There were other reports of frozen precipitation, including snow pellets, or graupel, in other parts of the Valley. Spotty rain was also falling in some localities.
The Department of Public Safety is warning travelers that some parts of northern Arizona's high country could see nearly a foot of new snow and freezing temperatures.
The snow is expected to start accumulating Monday night. It will likely last into Tuesday.
The highways could get slippery and traffic is expected to be moving slowly in the morning hours.
CBS 5 Chief Meteorologist Chris Dunn said the high country/Rim/White Mountains will continue to see pockets of snow showers through Monday evening. In the higher locations above 5,000 feet, up to 8 inches of new snow could fall. Below 5,000 feet, accumulations could be anywhere from 1 to 4 inches of fresh snow.
Freeze warning is in effect for Tuesday and Wednesday mornings for those parts of northern Pinal County that typically get a little colder than everyplace else - Florence, Casa Grande, Apache Junction, Maricopa to name a few.
The Department of Public Safety said it will be shifting resources to make more highway patrolmen available to respond to emergency calls.
On Monday, Highway 89A between Sedona and Interstate 17 was reopened after being closed Sunday night and early Monday due to heavy snow and ice on the pavement.
The Department of Transportation says it had nearly 80 snowplows working to clear northern Arizona highways.
Mid to upper 30s will be common for morning low temperatures in many areas of the Valley through midweek.
Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation) contributed to this report.