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The Southwest is experiencing record-high temperatures for this time of year. A new study predicts things could only get worse in the coming years. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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It’s time for another Weather Musing with KNAU meteorologist Lee Born where he answers listener questions. And today’s is rather poetic. The question comes from Ed Peacock of Flagstaff who wants to know if his observations reading water on the Colorado River also apply to wind speed. 


Fall Colors Updates 10/13

Oct 13, 2017

It will be a beautiful weekend of weather to get outside and take in the fall colors of Arizona. Though many of the aspens at higher elevation have past their peak and dropped leaves, there is still plenty of opportunity for good viewing. Click the photo for links that will take you to the national forests fall colors pages that provide all the information needed to find areas still ablaze.

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 When a wall of water came toward him, all Cesar Garcia could think to do was protect his young daughter and try to save his nephew.

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In the latest installment of KNAU’s occasional segment “Weather Musings,” Meteorologist Lee Born answers listener-submitted questions about perceived shifts in the pattern of northern Arizona’s monsoon, as well as the effects of climate change on global weather. 


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