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Bats take flight during Tucson's monsoon

The nocturnal creatures eat mosquitoes and defy old myths about attacking people.

Pima County Issues Ground-Level Ozone Advisory

Thursday marks the second consecutive day of an advisory.

Young Arizona filmmaker makes epics in miniature.

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Some fire restrictions ease ahead of the holiday weekend

Officials warn to always check restriction status before starting a fire.

Arizonans benefit from the special scent of the monsoon

Scientists find evidence of health benefits in the desert rain.

Hot Tucson weather expected to lead to season's first monsoon activity

Forecasters say southern Arizona will get most of the state's rainfall this season.

Low-interest loans available to businesses that suffered Gila River flood damage

The loans are available though the U.S. Small Business Administration.

How the monsoon season impacted life in Southern Arizona, from wildfires to bugs

The National Weather Service said the monsoon season was the third-wettest that Tucson has seen since 1895, and it followed an exceptionally dry year.

Monsoon season's toll on Southern Arizona roads

Following months of monsoon activity, roadways throughout the region are undergoing repair.

The Desert Blooms in a Bountiful Monsoon.

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Monsoon’s arrival delivers record rainfall in Tucson

More than seven inches of rain fell in July.

July was wettest on record for Tucson

Drought persists but recent rain has impact across Arizona

Flash flood watch through Saturday

NWS predicts 2006-style rainstorms into the weekend.

Frequent rain sets 2021 monsoon off to a fast start

Southern Arizona can expect more precipitation through mid-July.

Insects benefiting from early monsoon rains

Termites and mosquitoes are among those going through seasonal life cycles.

Game challenges forecasters to predict monsoon

UA researchers created an online competition similar to fantasy football.

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