More Monsoon Stories

Conflicting weather patterns bring monsoon uncertainty

The upcoming transition between an El Niño winter and a La Niña summer is unique.

UA scientists explore new way to control mosquito populations

It introduces chemicals that attack the insect's gut.

The Buzz: Lightning and Southern Arizona

As the monsoon hits our area, we look at why lightning is such a big part of those storms.

Phoenix scorches at 110 for 19th straight day, breaking big US city records in global heat wave

The city's record streak of 110 degrees Fahrenheit (43.3 Celsius) or more stood out even amid sweltering temperatures across the globe.

This summer's monsoon off to a slow start

Early weeks indicate southern Arizona will not reach last year's rainfall total.

Monsoon madness forecast game returns

Online prognosticators invited to guess rainfall totals in Tucson and other regional cities.

Monsoon dangers include dust storms in rural Arizona

Experts advise motorists to avoid trouble on roads and highways during sudden storms.

The Buzz takes a trip down the Verde River

Meet a man who has made saving this unique waterway his life's work

2022 "Monsoon Madness" names a decisive winner

The victor successfully predicted rainfall totals during another active season.

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.

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