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Prescribed Burns Under Way to Prepare for Active Fire Season

Two controlled fires on 30,000 acres will clear dry vegetation in Galiuro Mountains.

Southern Arizona 'Drought-Free' for First Time in Five Years

Monsoon, El Niño bring plenty of moisture, but not enough to end being water smart.

Forecast: El Niño Winter Could Bring Snow on Cactus

Monsoon was normal; strong El Niño storms likely on the way in February, March, April.

Arizona Spotlight for September 4, 2015

The psychology of everyday sounds; "That Desert Sound" celebrates the Tucson music scene of the 1980s; using Tucson to study the geography of global change; capturing the beauty and intensity of monsoon lightning on film.

UA Hurricane Watchers Predict More Storms This Year

Researchers still expect six Atlantic hurricanes during next two months

Sunday Storms Slow Two Tucson Area Wildfires

Blazes burning in Catalinas, Santa Ritas lose speed after recent monsoon downpour.

Monsoon Rains Expected to Pick Up after Slow Start

Forecasts show high chance of above-average precipitation for rest of the season

Monsoon Season Can Make Pets Stressed

Pima Animal Care Center says loud thunder, heavy rain can frighten animals

Sluggish Monsoon Season Expected to Pick Up

Tucson's rainfall below normal, other areas seeing increased precipitation

Toads, Turtles and Tarantulas Get Busy During Monsoon

The monsoon motivates movement and reproduction in the Sonoran desert.

Wildfire Managers Turn Focus to Prevention

After years of record-breaking conflagrations, calmer season brings a break.

Meteorologist: Incoming Storm is Start of Monsoons

Weather system will likely bring heavy winds, heavy rain by the weekend

Community Effort Tracks San Pedro River's Health

Volunteers will map flows for waterway that's vital to people and wildlife.

When it Hits 100: Do Late Triple Digits Mean Cooler Summer?

Monsoon may be delayed because of springtime's below-normal temperatures.

It's Not Just for the Birds

Tucson Audubon Society's New Executive Director

Southern Arizona Fire Season Could Be Short But Severe

Spring storm systems are delaying start, but dry fuels are still abundant

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