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Ground Stop In Phx  
User currently offlinePhxplanes From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 436 posts, RR: 0
Posted (8 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2870 times:

I was watching the news and they were talking to a sky harbor representative and they said PHX is under a ground stop due to bad weather. We are having high winds, dust, lightening and rain. She said the stop should last about an hour.


This isn't good news. Its going to be a mess tonight especially for US and WN.

If they post an article online I will post it here.

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User currently offlinePDXflyer31 From United States of America, joined May 2006, 122 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (8 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2855 times:

Is it monsoon season yet? Seems a bit early...

User currently offlineBicoastal From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (8 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2849 times:

Uh...the people at Dulles, Atlanta, Chicago, New York and any other place with high humidity and daily thunderstorms are probably laughing right now. They deal with ground stops sometimes daily during the summer.

User currently offlineFlyboy7974 From United States of America, joined Jan 2003, 1540 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (8 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 2799 times:

yeah that's what i thought, I live in PRC just north of PHX, and if we have to read this every day through the summer when phx, which is one of the worse for having a cloud in the sky and going on a ground delay, then every day through monsoon season I am sure this post will pop up. Maybe this topic will compete with other topics that repeat almost every day, like "jetblue's next destination" or "ua/co merger" .

Traditionally monsoon season based on the moisture flow that comes up from Mexico and combines with the AZ heating which creates our heavy thunderstorm season doesnt start until mid July and lasts until early Sept. Yesterday, today and tomorrow though, comparable weather has been looming through AZ. Here in PRC last night, we did have a pretty nice late night thunderstorm about 11pm that lasted for an hour and the rain and wind to go with it


User currently offlineMtnWest1979 From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 2458 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (8 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 2706 times:

Looking at various flights on flightaware, there were a lot of circuits flown over New Mexico tonight.
I see one WN diverted to TUS and Midwest went to IWA.



"If it ain't broke, don't fix it!"
User currently offlineIAHFLYR From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 4790 posts, RR: 22
Reply 5, posted (8 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 2529 times:

but no cactus flying around in that wind I hope!  Smile


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