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The Art of Paying Attention: Alligators

Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares her adventures paddling with the Myakka River's most famous inhabitants.

Raytheon Drones Fly Into Hurricanes to Collect Data

'Coyotes' were used recently in Hurricane Maria to aid in continuous monitoring.

Dry End Bringing a Close to Above-Average Monsoon

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

'Mini-Spike' in AZ Gas Prices After Hurricane Harvey Expected to Pass Quickly

An industry analyst says a significant rise isn't expected, and prices should return to normal by the end of the month.

Dry, Hot August Follows Record-Setting July Rain

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

Looking Back on Fire Season in Arizona, and Places Touched by the Flames

Wildfire activity rose statewide, and Southern Arizona was home to some of the state's largest fires.

Large Pacific Storm Could Bring Heavy Rain to Southern Arizona

Storm forming south of the Baja Peninsula has strong chance of becoming a cyclone.

Summer's Insects Draw Scientists to Southern Arizona

Hot and humid weather is optimal for exploring the outdoors.

UA Opens Science Classes to the Community

The school is offering reduced tuition to attend lectures in many subjects.

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.

Containment a Struggle on Burro Fire

Fire managers state need to be thorough and cautious before declaring containment, now at 11 percent.

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