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Arizona is boosting efforts to protect people from the extreme heat after hundreds died last summer

Arizona's new heat officer is working with local governments and nonprofit groups to open more cooling centers and ensure homes have working air conditioners.

Hot weather brings annual housing concerns to Arizona

City planners seek to create policies to keep residents cool and relieve the affordable housing crisis.

The Buzz: Invasive plants and wildfire danger

Arizona's increasing risk of wildfire and encroaching invasive plants are putting native plants in peril.

UA’s College of Public Health secures $3.8 million NIH grant to pioneer climate change and health research

SCORCH initiative focuses on forecasting, adaptive responses and community resilience

Rainwater contents may surprise you

A UA study looks at what is in local rain.

How water gets to (most of) us

Most of us get our water from a utility company, be it a large municipal one or a small private entity. This week, we look at the work that one small company does to keep the water flowing, and what happened when another utility had a big problem.

3 inches of rain leads to flooding, evacuations for a small community near the Grand Canyon

A flood advisory remained in effect Wednesday for Tusayan and the surrounding area.

Hurricane Hillary will bring rain to Southern Arizona

Most of Pima County will see only moderate rainfall this weekend.

The Buzz: Lightning and Southern Arizona

As the monsoon hits our area, we look at why lightning is such a big part of those storms.

Historic heat wave can impact mental health

Summer Seasonal Affective Disorder grips shut-ins with symptoms including depression and insomnia.

Phoenix scorches at 110 for 19th straight day, breaking big US city records in global heat wave

The city's record streak of 110 degrees Fahrenheit (43.3 Celsius) or more stood out even amid sweltering temperatures across the globe.

This summer's monsoon off to a slow start

Early weeks indicate southern Arizona will not reach last year's rainfall total.

Western Hemp Fire burns 1,000 acres on Fort Huachuca

The fire has damaged one of the main power lines to the military installation

Monsoon dangers include dust storms in rural Arizona

Experts advise motorists to avoid trouble on roads and highways during sudden storms.

Wet winter translates into satisfying spring for desert plants and animals

Southern Arizona wildflowers, insects, and reptiles are among those benefiting from more moisture.

The Buzz: Battling the Urban Heat Island Effect in Arizona

The cities we've built retain the desert heat and make conditions even warmer. How do we cool things off as temperatures warm?

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