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Get ready for a busy year fighting wildfires, Arizona experts warn

After one of the driest monsoon season on record last year, Arizona already has seen a few fires this year and experts say the state is likely to experience another major year for wildfires.... Read more»

Forecast calls for drier, warmer Az winter to follow 'non-soon' summer

State and federal weather officials are predicting a warmer and drier than normal winter for Arizona, which would come on the heels of the driest monsoon ever recorded in the state.... Read more»

Excessive heat, high fuel loads in Arizona have experts predicting wildfires through fall

Fire experts say the high temperatures, combined with an increasing amount of brush drying up from the abnormally wet winter, the fire danger is high – particularly in southern Arizona, where the threat is above-average.... Read more»

Unusually wet winter and spring pushes Arizona out of short-term drought

The U.S. Drought Monitor recently reported that, for the first time in its nearly 20-year history, none of the contiguous states — including Arizona — was showing symptoms of severe or exceptional drought. ... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Monsoon '11 one of 10 most productive

We break down the final numbers for the 2011 monsoon season with Zack Guido of the University of Arizona's CLIMAS.... Read more»