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More than 70 million people in the US are under heat alerts

Officials again are warning residents to take precautions, go indoors and hydrate.

The Buzz: Coping with Extreme Heat

As summer temperatures get dangerous, we look at efforts to keep people safe.

Here's why an Arizona medical examiner is working to track heat-related deaths

Rethinking how to catalog and count heat-related deaths is a major step toward understanding the growing impacts of climate change.

Conflicting weather patterns bring monsoon uncertainty

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

Celebrating one of the Sonoran Desert's most popular visitors.

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New research center focuses on hot weather planning

The University of Arizona is playing a key role to help communities mitigate heat effects.

Arizona is boosting efforts to protect people from the extreme heat after hundreds died last summer

Arizona's new heat officer is working with local governments and nonprofit groups to open more cooling centers and ensure homes have working air conditioners.

Hot weather brings annual housing concerns to Arizona

City planners seek to create policies to keep residents cool and relieve the affordable housing crisis.

The Buzz: Invasive plants and wildfire danger

Arizona's increasing risk of wildfire and encroaching invasive plants are putting native plants in peril.

UA’s College of Public Health secures $3.8 million NIH grant to pioneer climate change and health research

SCORCH initiative focuses on forecasting, adaptive responses and community resilience

Rainwater contents may surprise you

A UA study looks at what is in local rain.

3 inches of rain leads to flooding, evacuations for a small community near the Grand Canyon

A flood advisory remained in effect Wednesday for Tusayan and the surrounding area.

Hurricane Hillary will bring rain to Southern Arizona

Most of Pima County will see only moderate rainfall this weekend.

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.

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