Evan Lis
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News Reporter, Phoenix

Evan Lis expects to graduate in 2023 with degrees in journalism and meteorology. Lis, who has worked as a weather intern at WCAU in Philadelphia, is working for the Phoenix news bureau.

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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.