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The year 2010 was filled with four high impact weather events across northern Arizona. This page is dedicated to re-exploring those high impact events on the ten year anniversary. The year began with a record breaking snowfall event that lasted for seven days across the high country in Arizona. Spring came and went, but fire season produced the Schultz Fire that burned across the eastern slopes of the San Francisco Peaks in late June. During the 2010 Monsoon season, heavy rainfall on the Schultz Fire burn scar led to flash flooding within the communities about ten miles northeast of Flagstaff. The year was capped off with a tornado outbreak in October. Up to nine tornadoes ripped across the High Country and brought areas of extreme damage.