Stories tagged: "weather"


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8 Great Summer-Time Activities to Do With the Kids in the Valley

Looking for something to do with the kids that doesn't involve melting in triple-digit heat? The Copper Courier has got you covered!

A trail is pictured in the Coconino National Forest in Sedona, Ariz., Sunday, June 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)
Rain, Rain, Don’t Go Away: Campfires are Allowed in Northern Arizona Forests Again

Campfires and smoking outdoors will be allowed, but fireworks are permanently banned in all national forests and throughout Coconino County.

A single surviving stalk of alfalfa sticks out of a field at Caywoods Farm east of Casa Grande in this October 2021 file photo. The spring outlook from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration calls for more drought conditions in Arizona, and in much of the nation. (File photo by Emma VandenEinde/Cronkite News)
Arizona to Endure Another Hot, Dry Spring as Droughts Persist

Arizonans hoping for a break from the drought gripping the state will be disappointed, with climatologists calling for minor to exceptional drought conditions.

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Cha Cha’s Tea Lounge Made it Through COVID Lockdown. Then the Monsoon Came.

ChaCha’s Tea Lounge just celebrated moving into a new space but has had to shut down indefinitely after losing power. 

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After the Flames: Santa Catalina Mountains Rebounding From Bighorn Fire a Year Ago

The fire began after lightning struck the Pusch Ridge Wilderness. It lasted for 48 days and burned nearly 120,000 acres, making it one of the biggest fires in Arizona history.

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Arizona Is Getting Hotter—And It’s Only Supposed to Get Worse

Phoenix saw both the hottest summer and autumn in the city's history in 2020.