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The Buzz: A strong monsoon brings road closures and floods

Why does some infrastructure get overwhelmed by above-average summer rain?

Monsoon madness reaches final weeks

Amateur forecasters are predicting Southwest rainfall totals for the second straight year.

Two men rescued from flash flood in northwestern Arizona city

They had driven into a flooded wash in Mohave County.

As Lake Powell's water level declines, what is emerging in Glen Canyon?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "The King of Sting" talks monsoons and insects; Author and illustrator Adam Rex on being "Writer in Residence" at the library; and a Medieval marital dispute -- over a video game -- from "Stories That Soar!".

Two dozen rescued from Bear Canyon

Tucson Fire was called in to rescue the adults and children.

Forest "greenup" could lead to increased mountain wildfire danger

Monsoon-assisted growth is expected to dry out and may provide fuel for potential fires.

Bats take flight during Tucson's monsoon

The nocturnal creatures eat mosquitoes and defy old myths about attacking people.

Pima County Issues Ground-Level Ozone Advisory

Thursday marks the second consecutive day of an advisory.

Young Arizona filmmaker makes epics in miniature.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Making Tucson more accessible for those with visual impairments; Neighbors come together and transform their alleyway as a means of coping with grief; and a look at the rarely enforced "Stupid motorist" law.

Some fire restrictions ease ahead of the holiday weekend

Officials warn to always check restriction status before starting a fire.

Arizonans benefit from the special scent of the monsoon

Scientists find evidence of health benefits in the desert rain.

Hot Tucson weather expected to lead to season's first monsoon activity

Forecasters say southern Arizona will get most of the state's rainfall this season.

Low-interest loans available to businesses that suffered Gila River flood damage

The loans are available though the U.S. Small Business Administration.

How the monsoon season impacted life in Southern Arizona, from wildfires to bugs

The National Weather Service said the monsoon season was the third-wettest that Tucson has seen since 1895, and it followed an exceptionally dry year.

Monsoon season's toll on Southern Arizona roads

Following months of monsoon activity, roadways throughout the region are undergoing repair.

The Desert Blooms in a Bountiful Monsoon.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Why the music of the rock group Fanny is rocking a whole new generation!

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