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Climate Change and Adaptation in the Southwest

Two recent reports have brought renewed attention to the effects of climate change on local, regional and global levels.

Early Season Snow Delights Skiers, but the Drought is Far From Over

Experts say the bigger picture is more complicated, and is compounded by the effects of climate change.

Citizen-Science Project Looks to Test for Polluted Rainwater

The five-year program teaches residents how to measure what's in their harvested rainwater.

El Niño Could Bring Drought Relief to the Southwest

El Niño rainfall could relieve drought conditions in states like Arizona, but drought will persist elsewhere.

Cool, Wet October Follows Hottest September Recorded

This October is on track to be one of the rainiest.

Dozens Remain Displaced as Tohono O'odham Nation Continues Flood Recovery

Damage assessments continue days after a tropical storm came close to breaching an earthen dam.

Flood Management Plan Could Bring Lower Insurance Rates

Pima County supervisors start process to draft a new plan that could save homeowners on flood insurance.

Officials Warn Dam Could Fail and Flood Tohono O'odham Village

An earthen dam stands between a lake swollen with runoff and the community of Ali Chuk.

Rosa Brings Rain, But It Doesn't Break Records

Most of the precipitation from the storm fell on the west side of Tucson.

Heat Deaths Climb in Phoenix, But Not in Tucson

Experts say Maricopa County is warmer due to an "urban heat island" effect.

4 More Weeks of Monsoon, Tucson Has Beaten Normal Rain Totals

Tucson has received more than six inches of rain since the monsoon began, and much of Southern Arizona has surpassed normal totals.

Weather Service: Heavy Flood Potential Through Friday

Moist and unstable air mean flooding is possible anytime, anywhere.

Monsoon Lightning Zaps Tucson Weather Radar Tower

Forecasters used work-arounds during weekend thunderstorms.

Fight Your Fear of the Future with a "100 Year Plan"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Is Arizona ready for wildfires on the scale of those ravaging California?, how to help hummingbirds beat the peak summer heat, and stories of kindness in action.

Southern Arizona Firefighters on the Fire Lines in California

Carr Fire has claimed at least six lives, including two firefighters.

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.

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