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    Thanks, nature! Arizona takes big step away from drought

    Thanks to recent rain, Arizona is not experiencing extreme or exceptional drought for the first time in years, the National Weather Service said.
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    Under the sun: Metro Phoenix to hit 100 days of 100-degree heat

    The Valley is expected to experience another 100-degree temperature day for the 100th time this year, according to the National Weather Service.
  • Monsoon storms expected to return to the Valley this week

    Despite uptick in showers, Phoenix seeing average monsoon season

    PHOENIX — It may feel like it has rained more this summer than in years past, but the National Weather Service said Phoenix is sitting right where it was expected to be about halfway through the monsoon season. Charlotte Dewey with the weather service said Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has received 1.5 inches of […]
  • Summer snow turns Wyoming mountains into winter wonderland

    Summer snow turns Wyoming mountains into winter wonderland

    The middle of summer looked like the middle of winter in the mountains of western Wyoming.
  • Northern California wildfire contained after jumping line

    Northern California wildfire contained after jumping line

    Fire crews stopped the progress of a fire that jumped a containment line east of California's Napa Valley, prompting the mandatory evacuation of more than 200 people from their homes.
  • Northern California wildfire jumps line, forces evacuations

    Northern California wildfire jumps line, forces evacuations

    More than 200 people were ordered from their homes Tuesday when a wildfire jumped a containment line east of California's Napa Valley wine country in one of several blazes burning across the state.
  • Missing teens strayed from planned route into open ocean

    Missing teens strayed from planned route into open ocean

    Two teens whose lives were intertwined with the sea remained lost in the Atlantic on Tuesday, as their families and authorities tried to maintain hope against the fading odds of their survival.
  • Snow strikes high elevations of western Wyoming in July

    The middle of summer looked like the middle of winter in the mountains of western Wyoming.
  • Snow piles from record-breaking Buffalo storm still melting

    Snow piles from record-breaking Buffalo storm still melting

    People from Buffalo hear it all year -- over the phone or while traveling: "Buffalo? Got snow there?"
  • 1 count thrown out, 2 upheld in Katrina burned body case

    A federal appeals court has refused to grant a new trial to a former New Orleans police officer convicted for burning the body of a man shot to death by another officer after Hurricane Katrina.