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After 2 Bone-Dry Years, Arizona’s Monsoon Season Unleashes With a Fury

After two bone-dry years that sank the US Southwest deeper into drought, this summer's rainy season unleashed with a fury.

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2020 Was a Record-Breaking Year for Drought, Wildfires, and Heat in Arizona. 2021 is Poised to Be Even Worse.

After a record-breaking 2020, experts predict 2021 will offer little relief, which could have devastating results for Arizona.

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Arizona’s Wildfires—Once Confined to a Season—May Now Be Year-round

Wildfires have burned more acres in 2020 than the two previous years combined. And, thanks to climate change, it’s only poised to get worse.

Gregg Sasek, dispersed recreation manager for the Coronado National Forest Santa Catalina Ranger District, demonstrates how ground along the Palisade Trail has been burnt out making it easy for hikers to sink a leg into the soil, on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, near Tucson, Ariz. Various dangers are still being accessed throughout the Coronado National Forest as a result of the Bighorn Fire. (Josh Galemore/Arizona Daily Star via AP, Pool)
5 Ways Biden’s Climate Plan Can Address Everything From Arizona Wildfires to Economic Collapse

Arizona has experienced record wildfires this year, with blazes lasting longer than normal into the summer due to a lackluster monsoon season.

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Rescue Teams Begin Day Two of Search for Missing Hiker by Roosevelt Lake

Another hiker told authorities about the missing person after the two were separated during a flash flood at Bull Canyon.

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ADOT: ‘Difficult to impossible’ driving conditions expected over Thanksgiving holiday

ADOT is warning a major winter storm will affect holiday travelers. Driving conditions will be "difficult to impossible" from Wednesday to Friday.