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Flash flood watch through Saturday

NWS predicts 2006-style rainstorms into the weekend.

Rain, progress allow operations to be scaled back at 2 fires

Other fires continued to burn around the state and several national forests remained closed due to continued fire danger.

Evacuation orders expand as wildfires continue to burn in Arizona

Hot weather and severe drought are driving an active fire season

Council approves water rate hike for non-city users

Conservation, equity are cited as reasons

Southwest US states bake, wildfire threatens Arizona towns

Warnings remains in effect for excessive heat in Arizona and Nevada at least through the weekend.

Water cutbacks anticipated as Lake Mead levels drop

The reservoir's level hit a record low in June.

UA climatologist hopeful monsoon will arrive in early July

Precipitation shortfalls over the last year has exasperated drought in the region.

Arizona lawmakers advance $100M fire fund in special session

Wednesday's committee votes came after hearing dire warnings from state wildfire officials.

Heat wave grips US West amid fear of a new, hotter normal

It's raising concerns that such extreme weather could become the new normal amid a decades-long drought.

Beat the heat at a cooling center

City, private groups offer cooling locations.

Electric grid holding up as temperatures soar

Utility urges customers to time appliance use carefully.

Crews make steady gains on wildfire in rural Arizona

Despite progress, several communities are still being told to be ready in case of evacuation.

Governor tours Arizona fires, calls for special session

Ducey wants the Legislature to approve extra money to ensure that firefighters have the resources they need

Key reservoir on Colorado River expected to match record low

Dropping surface level at Lake Mead continues to drop

Rural Arizona residents wait as wildfire spreads uncontained

The so-called Telegraph Fire, straddling two counties, has burned 112 square miles and was at zero containment Tuesday

Arizona wildfires prompt evacuation orders, advisory notices

Evacuations were ordered for areas on the San Carlos Apache Reservation and residents of Superior were advised to prepare for possible evacuation

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