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Tucson Recorded 1.59 Inches of Rain in June, Second Most

Rainfall total for month topped 1 inch two other times, including record 2.07 in 1938.

Fire Officials Warn of Dangers With 4th of July Celebration

Many holiday festivities could spark urban and wild fires if residents are not careful.

Proposal Pitches A New National Park in Arizona

Residents hope to turn Chiricahua National Monument into national park.

Three Years After Yarnell Fire, Sense of Loss Lingers

'Arizona Week' hears from hotshot still mourning his 19 fallen brethren.

Yarnell Anniversary: Hotshot Mourns Loss of 'My Brothers'

Hotshot Brendan McDonough discusses that day and his recovery in aftermath.

When We Go Home, Power Use Goes Up

Air conditioning usage spikes when residential units are cranked up.

Desert Heat: Deaths, Rescuers and Ways to Stay Safe

4 people die in record 115-degree heat; how do Tucsonans cope?

Four Rescued from Rain-Swollen Wash in Tucson; No One Injured

Monsoon under way; caution urged in traversing flooded roadways.

Tucsonans Use More Water After Hot Days, Not During

Water utility says data show Mondays after hot weekends are high-use days.

Missing Hiker Found Dead; 4th Victim of Record Heat Wave

Four deaths in Tucson area from 115-degree heat last weekend.

What Does Lake Mead's Record Low Level Portend for State?

'Arizona Week' explores current conditions, future prospects for key water supply.

Fire Season Off To Slow Start, But Heat Could Cause Pickup

Upcoming heat wave will provide the fuels needed for more wildfires, and monsoons could provide the spark to get them going.

The Swingin' Return of The Squirrel Nut Zippers

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Wildfire season update; A-10 pilots compete for "Top Gun" status; and Dímelo introduces a woman who is glad she took a risk with learning to love her body.

Highest Temp in 21 Years Forecast for Tucson Sunday

High of 114 leads to excessive heat warning through Wednesday night.

Alternatives to Flood Irrigation Taking Hold in Pinal

Ak-Chin commiunity converts to sprinklers, drip, other methods to stretch water supply.

Excessive Heat Expected Sunday, Monday in Tucson

Temperatures are expected to top out around 113 in Tucson on Sunday.

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