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Monsoon-nurtured grasses could fuel winter wildfires

Monsoon-nurtured grasses could fuel winter wildfires

Lush growth in the mountains has raised the risk of wildfires.

November 25, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Summer wildflowers still blooming in Catalinas in November

Summer wildflowers still blooming in Catalinas in November

It's barely a month until winter, but summer wildflowers are still blooming.

November 10, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Out goes monsoon season, but mosquitoes still thrive

Out goes monsoon season, but mosquitoes still thrive

Warm temps and residual puddles keep those pesky insects biting through October. 

October 12, 2014 9:30 pm Photos

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Tucson's official monsoon total was perfectly normal

Tucson's official monsoon total was perfectly normal

Some areas saw twice their rainfall average. Phoenix might be the biggest story.

September 30, 2014 5:45 pm Photos

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Deserts flushed with green thanks to rains

Deserts flushed with green thanks to rains

Desert hillsides are green and dotted with a few wildflowers following rains.

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Putting Monday's record rains into historical context

Putting Monday's record rains into historical context

Tucson's rain totals were impressive, but the rain in Phoenix was historic.

September 08, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Madera Canyon haven of blooms, birds

Madera Canyon haven of blooms, birds

Madera Canyon looks almost like a wild botanical garden in late summer.

September 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Monsoon boon: Agua Caliente pond on rise again

Monsoon boon: Agua Caliente pond on rise again

Rain, pumping water and cooler temperatures have helped pond make a comeback.

August 21, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

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'Amazing' puffy skies leave Tucson on cloud nine

'Amazing' puffy skies leave Tucson on cloud nine

Monsoon clouds over Tucson are spectacular — and can tower 11 miles high.

August 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Heights of Catalinas looking like a rain forest

Heights of Catalinas looking like a rain forest

Abundant monsoon moisture has left the mountains looking lush and green.

August 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Monsoon started wet only to wane

Monsoon started wet only to wane

Tucson rainfall is below normal for July in an otherwise normal monsoon.

July 31, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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Saturday looks like a 'prime day' for rain

Saturday looks like a 'prime day' for rain

Weather service sees a decent chance the monsoon will wake up again.

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Fire restrictions to be lifted at forests, parks

Fire restrictions to be lifted at forests, parks

Abundant monsoon rains have led to fire restrictions being lifted.

July 10, 2014 2:00 pm Photos

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Three Sisters gardening for summer monsoons

Three Sisters gardening for summer monsoons

Take a page from native gardeners for optimum success with corn, beans and squash.

July 09, 2014 9:30 pm Photos

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Tucson awaits monsoon after third-hottest June

Tucson awaits monsoon after third-hottest June

All but one day last month hit 100 degrees or higher.

July 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Palo verde trees still blooming in June

Palo verde trees still blooming in June

Spring is over, but some palo verde trees are blooming into summer.

June 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson lightning

Tucson lightning

Lightning strikes a hillside on the west side of Tucson, Ariz., on June 29, 2006.

June 19, 2014 3:25 pm
Monsoon could be wetter than normal

Monsoon could be wetter than normal

The monsoon — Tucson’s summer rainy season — begins Sunday, and here’s a splash of good news for our drought-stricken area: Weather experts say we could see more rain than normal.

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Beaded with blooms, saguaros may be making up for lost time

Beaded with blooms, saguaros may be making up for lost time

Saguaros are “blooming like gangbusters” this spring — producing far more of their brilliant white blooms than in recent years, plant experts say.

June 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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