100˚F forecast Saturday

Daytime highs will be similar to Friday only climbing to around 100˚F, according to the Flood Control District of Maricopa County’s forecast.

“A drying trend will commence on Saturday (June 11) with deeper moisture being pushed to the east. Daytime highs will be similar to Friday only climbing to around the 100˚F mark around the Valley under mostly sunny skies. Most afternoon/evening storm activity is expected to remain outside of the Valley across eastern Arizona and New Mexico,” D. Henz of the flood control district wrote in a weather outlook for Maricopa County.

The Flood Control District of Maricopa County was created in 1959 to reduce the risk of flooding to people and property, according to http://www.fcd.maricopa.gov/about.aspx.

The mission of the district is to provide regional flood hazard identification, regulation, remediation, and education to Maricopa County residents so that they can reduce the risk of injury, death, and property damage from flooding, while still enjoying the natural and beneficial values served by floodplains.

The district’s vision is for the residents of Maricopa County and future generations to have the maximum level of protection from the effects of flooding through fiscally responsible flood control actions and multi-use facilities that complement and enhance the beauty of our desert environment.

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