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Weather Musings With KNAU Meteorologist Lee Born

Aug 15, 2017

Several weeks ago we asked listeners to email their weather-related questions to KNAU meteorologist Lee Born. The response was overwhelming. Today, we hear from two listeners who want to know a little more about how monsoons form...it's a new, occasional segment we like to call Lee Born's Weather Musings. 


Melissa Sevigny

The Grand Canyon’s North Rim is overrun with bison. They trample wetlands and lake shores and devour the grass. That’s changing the ecosystem, a situation that’s been building for more than a decade… Now the National Park Service intends to do something about it. KNAU's Melissa Sevigny reports.

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A second Arizona county in two weeks has confirmed that fleas in the area tested positive for plague.

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The Perseid meteor shower peaks this weekend, but it’ll be partially washed out by a bright moon. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports on the best times to see it.


Smitty's Antique Museum

An antiques store in north-central Arizona that was damaged by recent flooding in Yavapai County is closing its doors and auctioning off more than 30,000 of its items.

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