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Arizona faces cut in water supplies as shortage is declared on Colorado River

Arizona will lose 18% of its share of Colorado River water next year, with cuts falling largely on farmers.

How one grass at Saguaro National Park shows push and pull of climate change

If left unchecked, buffelgrass poses a tremendous fire danger to native plants and the homes nearby.

Water cutbacks coming to Arizona

A decades-long drought means less water from the Colorado River.

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.

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