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Dry, Hot Winter Ending, Southwest Faces Dry, Hot Spring

Continued arid conditions forecasted by NOAA for the entire Southern Arizona, increasing fire risk.

Fire Forecast Sparks 'Extreme Concern' for Managers

Predicted conditions, comparable to record fire seasons, saw officials move preparations earlier in the year.

Weather Service: Rainy Spell Not Sufficient to End Drought

Wet and humid week may push back some wildfire activity.

Fire in Dragoon Mountains Burns 3,000 Acres

Overnight evacuation ordered Saturday due to the Knob Hill fire.

Global Temperatures in 2017 Rank in Top 3 on Record

The desert Southwest experienced its warmest readings ever.

Tucson Sets Hottest Year Record, Again

Record was set in 2014, tied last year and broken in 2017.

AAA: More Than 1/3 of Arizonans Will Travel for Holidays

While many will take to the road, most will not be leaving the state.

November Sets Tucson Heat Record

And 2017 is on track to be warmest year recorded in Southern Arizona.

Thanksgiving High Temp Could be Hottest on Record in Tucson

Each day of the four-day weekend could see record temperatures, and 2017 may mark hottest year ever in the city.

Episode 164: Understanding Climate Change at Biosphere 2

Researchers use the facility to examine Earth-systems science in large scale.

Episode 340: Southern Arizona Settles in For Warm, Dry Winter

A look at the effect of the climate on wildlife and communities.

No Rain Fell in Tucson in October, Officially

It was the 12th time the Weather Service recorded no rainfall for the month.

Weather Service Rolling Out More Precise System for Dust-Storm Warnings

The new system will only notify cell phone users within a certain range of the storm.

Study: Most Americans Face Growing Number of Extreme-Heat Days

Two-thirds of the population experiencing higher number of extreme-heat days compared with previous decades.

Southern Arizona Can Expect a Mild Winter Despite Recent Heat Records

Warm and dry, for the southern half of the country, but not enough to break the top 10, meteorologists predict.

NASA: Spike In Atmospheric CO2 Related To El Nino

A vicious cycle might await if future climates reflect similar conditions of heat and drought.

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