Temperatures in the Southwest are rising faster compared to those of the U.S. as a whole, a new White House report ion climate shows.
The oppressively hot weather in the Northeast has surprised meteorologists: It's moving backward across America, something that rarely happens.
Normally U.S. weather systems move west to east. The western Atlantic high pressure system behind the hot dry weather started moving east to west l…
The Star's Doug Kreutz finds at least a few plants who aren't wilting in the sweltering summer heat.
A fountain in a water park offered some relief for Hayden Slykhuis, 4, as the high in Las Vegas hit 115 on Saturday. Sunday was no better, with an excessive-heat warning in force until nearly midnight.
June 2013. It's in the book.
A wildfire burns in the Santa Catalina Mountains after Sunday's monsoon. The fire, west of milepost 8 on Catalina Highway in an area known as Prison Camp, was probably sparked by lightning, according to Heidi Schewel, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Forest Service.
Cathi Thompson watches from the side of the road as a 40-acre wildfire burns in the Catalinas. The fire, in the background, could be seen from the Catalina Highway.
Lightning during Sunday's monsoon flashes over the southwest side near West Valencia Road and South Cardinal Avenue.
A monsoon storm roared in unexpectedly Sunday evening capping off a month of triple-digit temperatures.
Tucson hit 106 degrees today, extending to 27 days — or all of June — that the mercury has sizzled to triple digits.