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Rain in forecast, but not relief

Rain in forecast, but not relief

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.

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Rain in forecast, but not relief

Rain in forecast, but not relief

June 2013. It's in the book.

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Monsoon arrives in Tucson with bang

Monsoon arrives in Tucson with bang

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.

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Monsoon arrives in Tucson with bang

Monsoon arrives in Tucson with bang

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.

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Monsoon arrives in Tucson with bang

Monsoon arrives in Tucson with bang

Lightning during Sunday's monsoon flashes over the southwest side near West Valencia Road and South Cardinal Avenue.

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Monsoon hits Tucson with a bang

Monsoon hits Tucson with a bang

A monsoon storm roared in unexpectedly Sunday evening capping off a month of triple-digit temperatures.

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Summer heat record eludes city

Summer heat record eludes city

The midafternoon sun beats down on Chris Duraz as he adjusts signals at a road-widening project at North La Cañada Drive and West Orange Grove Road. It was 108 degrees Wednesday, a record for the date.

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Summer heat record eludes city

Summer heat record eludes city

Johnny Power lets the stream splash over him as he takes a water break during practice for Sahaurita's Walden Grove High School football team.

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Summer heat record eludes city

Summer heat record eludes city

After a day enduring a record 108 degrees, Tucson was treated to a dramatic lightning show and evening thunderstorms, shown here at Holy Hope Cemetery on North Oracle Road near West Prince Road. The high topped the previous record of 107 set in 1995. "That provided a whole lot of energy for …

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Summer heat record eludes Tucson

Summer heat record eludes Tucson

As Tucson swelters through a week of sweat-sucking triple-digit heat, we might take cool comfort in one bit of news: The city is no longer on track to shatter the record for the number of days that reach or top 100 degrees in a single year.

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Record 107 just a prelude to the scorching season

Record 107 just a prelude to the scorching season

It was hot enough even in the shade on Friday, but Emery Martinez had only a wisp of branches and cloth to protect him from the sun as he cut tomatoes to top frybread at a food stand outside Mission San Xavier del Bac south of the city.

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Record 107 just a prelude to the scorching season

Record 107 just a prelude to the scorching season

Pat Harmon and her husband, Joe, got an early start Friday cleaning up their front yard and trimming bushes in an effort to finish before the day got too hot.

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Record 107 just a prelude to the scorching season

Record 107 just a prelude to the scorching season

Anyone who spent time outside Friday afternoon probably knew this: Tucson broke the record for high temperature.

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