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Yuma, Arizona Military Surplus


P & S Soles & Salvage
9345 South Somerton Avenue Yuma, AZ
(928) 782-1984

Goodwill
501 West Catalina Drive Yuma, AZ
(928) 344-2976

Michael's Uniforms
860 West 32nd Street #1 Yuma, AZ
(928) 276-4731

Sharky's Backpacks & Luggage
2816 S 4th Ave # A Yuma, AZ
(928) 344-1099

Local Weather Forecast for Yuma, Arizona.

Today114°Today's maximum temperature will be 114°F11%The weather Today will be Mostly CloudyMostly Cloudy0%The wind direction at 3pm Today will be from the S10
Tonight88°Tonight's minimum temperature will be 88°F43%The Weather Tonight will be Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy0%The wind direction at 3am Tonight will be from the SSE9
Friday109°Friday's maximum temperature will be 109°F17%The weather Friday will be Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy0%The wind direction at 3pm Friday will be from the S15 G 21
Friday Night86°Friday Night's minimum temperature will be 86°F50%The Weather Friday Night will be Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy0%The wind direction at 3am Friday Night will be from the SSE7
Saturday109°Saturday's maximum temperature will be 109°F18%The weather Saturday will be Slight Chc TstmsSlight Chc Tstms10%The wind direction at 3pm Saturday will be from the SSW10
Saturday Night85°Saturday Night's minimum temperature will be 85°F48%The Weather Saturday Night will be Slight Chc TstmsSlight Chc Tstms20%The wind direction at 3am Saturday Night will be from the S3
Sunday107°Sunday's maximum temperature will be 107°F16%The weather Sunday will be Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy10%The wind direction at 3pm Sunday will be from the WSW7
Sunday Night85°Sunday Night's minimum temperature will be 85°F46%The Weather Sunday Night will be Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy10%The wind direction at 3am Sunday Night will be from the W3
Monday109°Monday's maximum temperature will be 109°F14%The weather Monday will be Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy10%The wind direction at 3pm Monday will be from the WSW7
Monday Night86°Monday Night's minimum temperature will be 86°F43%The Weather Monday Night will be Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy0%The wind direction at 3am Monday Night will be from the WNW3
Tuesday109°Tuesday's maximum temperature will be 109°F14%The weather Tuesday will be Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy0%The wind direction at 3pm Tuesday will be from the SSW7
Tuesday Night85°Tuesday Night's minimum temperature will be 85°F43%The Weather Tuesday Night will be Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy0%The wind direction at 3am Tuesday Night will be from the S7

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History


thumb|left|Fort Yuma, California, circa 1875
thumb|left|Steamboats on the Colorado River at Yuma, circa 1880
thumb|left|Yuma Crossing in 1886.  The railway bridge over the Colorado River was built in 1877.
The area's first settlers were Native Americans in the United States|Native American tribes whose descendants now occupy the Cocopah and Quechan Indian reservation|reservations. In 1540, expeditions under Hernando de Alarcon and Melchior Diaz visited the area and immediately saw the natural crossing of the Colorado River as an ideal spot for a city, as the Colorado River narrows to slightly under 1,000 feet wide in one small point. Later military expeditions that crossed the Colorado River at the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area|Yuma Crossing include Juan Bautista de Anza (1774), the Mormon Battalion (1848) and the California Column (1862).
Following the establishment of Fort Yuma, a town sprang up on the New Mexico Territory (now Arizona) side of the Colorado. The townsite was duly registered in San Diego, demonstrating that both banks of the Colorado River just below its confluence with the Gila River|Gila were recognized as being within the jurisdiction of California. The county of San Diego collected taxes from there for many years. The town, initially called '''Colorado City''', was renamed '''Arizona City''' in 1858. The city was almost completely destroyed by the Great Flood of 1862 and had to be rebuilt on higher ground.Thomas Edwin Farish, History of Arizona, Volume I. The Filmer Brothers Electrotype Company, San Francisco, 1915. pp. 252-253 It took the name Yuma in 1873.
From the 1850s to the 1870s, the Yuma Crossing was known for its ferry crossing. From 1852 it was the major steamboat stop on the way up and down the Colorado River. The steamboats transported passengers and equipment for the various mines and military outposts along the Colorado and was the terminus of wagon traffic up the Gila River into New Mexico Territory. They offloaded the cargo from ships at the mouth of the Colorado River at Robinson's Landing and from 1864 at Port Isabel, Sonora|Port Isabel. From 1864, the Yuma Quartermaster Depot, today a state historic park, supplied all forts in present-day Arizona, as well as large parts of Colorado and New Mexico. Yuma served as the gateway to the new Republic (later State) of California, as it was one of the few natural spots where travelers could cross the otherwise very wide Colorado River. After Arizona became a separate territory, Yuma became the county seat for the area in 1864.
The Southern Pacific Railroad bridged the river in 1877, and acquired George Alonzo Johnson's Colorado Steam Navigation Company, the only steamboat company on the river. Yuma became the head of navigation on the river, ending the need for Port Isabel, which was abandoned in 1879.



Yuma Media


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* Yuma Sun newspaper
* KSWT CBS Affiliate
* KBLU (AM)|KBLU 560 AM Talk Radio
* KYRM 91.9 FM Radio Manantial
* KTTI 95.1 FM Country Radio
* KQSR 100.9 FM Soft Rock Radio
* KLJZ 93.1 FM Soft Rock Radio
* KCYK 1400 AM Country Radio
* KAWC (AM)|KAWC 1320 AM & 88.9 FM Public Radio (Arizona Western College)


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