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Monsoon Lightning Zaps Tucson Weather Radar Tower
Forecasters used work-arounds during weekend thunderstorms.
Meteorologists Expect Relief From Drought Conditions for Arizona
Monsoon rains and El Niño weather pattern are expected to bring the Southwest closer to normal conditions.
Mt. Graham Visitors Urged to be Weather Aware
Flash flooding risk is high after last year's fire.
Drought Remains, But Rains Put Dent in Southwest Fire Danger
While monsoon can act as a "shut-off valve" for wildfire, much of the West continues to experience drought conditions.
Dust Storm Warnings; Polling Credibility; Housing Affordability
Plus, why the Vail School District is spearheading a tiny-home community for teachers.
Monsoon Moisture Leads to Drop in Fire Restrictions
Various agencies will lift the restrictions starting on Friday, thanks to seasonal precipitation.
Lightning-Sparked Blazes Mean Decisions for Fire Managers
Naturally occurring fires can be managed for some benefit, but often must be extinguished for safety concerns.
UA Forecasters Predict Fewer Hurricanes This Summer
Annual outlook cites ocean temperature changes for short-term dip in storm numbers.
Tropical Storm Bud Likely to End Area's Dry Streak of 100+ Days
The storm is traveling up the Gulf of California, and outer bands are expected to bring rain in the coming days.
State Launches Dust Storm Safety Campaign
The campaign asks drivers to "pull aside, stay alive."
City Distributing Sandbags as Monsoon Approaches
Tucson is also prepping barricades for streets prone to flash flooding.
Hot Summer Could Mean Strong Monsoon
Hotter-than-normal June expected to usher in average or above-average rain season.
Fire Forecast Sparks 'Extreme Concern' for Managers
Predicted conditions, comparable to record fire seasons, saw officials move preparations earlier in the year.
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.
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