PHOENIX--Monsoonal weather combined with the remnants of Hurricane Norbert brought torrential rain to Arizona, flooding many portions of the state in September 2014. Maricopa, Pinal and La Paz Counties experienced significant infrastructure damage. Numerous roads were closed due to severe flooding.
The Arizona National Guard turned 150 years old in 2015. The Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs (DEMA) helped celebrate the anniversary by creating a special logo for the Guard.
Discussions about radiation levels, wind change, schools and evacuations dominated the conversations at the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) in Phoenix and the Joint Information Center (JIC) near Buckeye as part of a three-day Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station (PVNGS) exercise held March 1 to 3.