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Clouds may steal the sunshine on Super Bowl Sunday
PHOENIX – Signs of the Super Bowl coat the streets of the Phoenix metro area. But despite Phoenix’s sunny reputation, there's a chance travelers will have to deal with rain for the big game.
Climate change threatens fair and safe Winter Olympics in the future
FLAGSTAFF – Twenty-one cities around the world have hosted the Winter Olympics in the past 98 years. But by 2080, only one of these cities may be able to provide the conditions required for high level competition that’s fair and safe.
Arizona’s monsoon season promises rain as drought continues
Persistent drought is expected to continue blanketing much of the west including Arizona this spring, but monsoon season, which typically begins in July, could spell some relief.
Drop in Lake Powell could threaten power production as well as water supplies
PHOENIX – Lake Powell’s water levels have dropped below 3,525 feet for the first time in almost 50 years. The low level threatens to disrupt hydroelectricity produced by turbines in Glen Canyon Dam.
Lake Powell water levels hit critical low
This week, Lake Powell went below an important water level threshold Tuesday that helps protect the Glen Canyon Dam’s ability to generate hydroelectric power. This will likely have impacts for several Colorado River Basin states.
This year’s monsoon has been one of Arizona’s wettest
PHOENIX – By the end of July, Phoenix had seen 84% more monsoonal rainfall than all of last summer, and drought conditions improved in some parts of Arizona.