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Drought Drives Critical Summer Wildfire Forecast

Forestry officials are trying to get out in front of dry conditions brought on by dry conditions and other factors.

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Do You Tan or Burn? What Genes Say About Your Skin in the Sun

A genetic study could help predict who gets skin cancer, made more likely by severe childhood sunburns.

Weather Extremes Are Part of Tucson Spring

Snow on Mt Lemmon, 100 degrees in Tucson, in the same week

Fire Starts on Mount Lemmon

Smoke from the "Bug" Fire was visible from Tucson Monday.

Hot Summer Could Mean Strong Monsoon

Hotter-than-normal June expected to usher in average or above-average rain season.

Dry Weather Pushing Tucson Area to Peak Wildfire Season

Lack of moisture, high temperatures and windy days make for prime fire conditions.

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.

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