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Dry End Bringing a Close to Above-Average Monsoon

Months that proceeded a record-breaking July have brought below-average rain.

Dry, Hot August Follows Record-Setting July Rain

Weather Service meteorologist says storms become less frequent in September, unless a large Pacific storm hits.

Summer's Insects Draw Scientists to Southern Arizona

Hot and humid weather is optimal for exploring the outdoors.

Rescues Highlight Danger of Flash Floods in Catalina Mountains

Multiple helicopter rescues have taken place during recent weekends when floods stranded visitors.

Tucson Sets July Rainfall Record, 2nd-Highest Monthly Total

July's rain total was higher than average rainfall for an entire summer rain season.

Study Shows More Intense Monsoon Storms on the Horizon

Storms are predicted to be less frequent, though more intense in the area south and west of the Mogollon Rim.

Fire Restrictions Lifted in Coronado National Forest

Monsoon rains dampened the likelihood of blazes.

Understanding How Microbursts Are Formed

The high-velocity downbursts collapse roofs and uproot trees.

Monsoon Brings Danger of Flash Flooding to Arizona

Meteorologist: Deadly event near Payson is an example of flash-flood dangers.

Monsoon Starts Late, Starts Strong

Tucson and southeast Arizona see the first significant, widespread rain in 'good start' to the season.

Burro Fire Grows, Helped by Rugged Terrain, Weather

Similar conditions allowed fire to grow by 9,000 acres Sunday.

2017 Sees Hottest June on Record in Tucson

Average temperature of 89.7 degrees is the seventh hottest month on record.

Burro Fire Indicator of Extreme Dry Conditions, Official Says

Those celebrating Independence Day should be cautious due to abundance of dry fuels for wildfire.

Incoming Storm Could End Heat Wave

A storm system heading for Tucson means temperatures could get back to normal.

Community Support Gives Día de San Juan Festival New Life

When organizers announced its cancellation earlier this year, the community rallied.

O'odham Dances: 'This Is The Way We Begin and End Things'

A creative collaboration combining film, poetry and Southwestern flavor debuts Tuesday in Tucson.

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