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Gas Prices

Arizona Weekly Gas Price Update for the Week of September 26, 2022

Image courtesy of DepositPhotos Average gasoline prices in Arizona have risen 12.2 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $4.05/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 2,269 stations in Arizona. Prices in Arizona are 6.4 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 88.7 cents per gallon higher than a year ago.

Climate Change

Summer swelter: Persistent heat wave breaks records, spirits – Associated Press

Photo: Mitchell Clearman takes a photo of a sign at El Arroyo restaurant in Austin, Texas From the normally chilly Russian Arctic to the traditionally sweltering American South, big swaths of the Northern Hemisphere continued to sizzle with extreme heat as the start of summer more resembled the dog days of August. In the United

Wildfires

Pipeline and Haywire Fire Updates as of June 16, 2022

From Inciweb: Pipeline Fire 27% contained 24,815 acres 6 miles north of Flagstaff, Ariz. Burning in grass, brush and pine Haywire Fire 11% contained 5,372 acres 7.5 miles northeast of Doney Park, Ariz. Burning in grass, brush and pine Evacuations, Road and Trail Closures and Restrictions Evacuations remain in place for Shultz Pass Road, Arizona

Wildfires

Governor Ducey Declares State of Emergency For Pipeline Fire in Coconino County

Governor Doug Ducey  issued a declaration of emergency in response to the Pipeline Fire north of Flagstaff, which has burned more than 24,800 acres as of Thursday and continues to present challenges to responding crews and the community. The governor declared the state of emergency following Coconino County’s declaration, allowing the community to receive additional support

Water

Brazil water survey heightens alarm over extreme drought

The Brazilian scientists were skeptical. They ran different models to check calculations, but all returned the same startling result. The country with the most freshwater resources on the planet steadily lost 15% of its surface water since 1991. Gradual retreat in the Brazilian share of the Pantanal, the world’s largest tropical wetland, left water covering

Prescott National Forest

Prescott National Forest Enters Stage I Fire Restrictions on Friday, July 16 at 8:00 A.M.

With scattered precipitation received across the forest, Prescott National Forest will reduce current Fire and Shooting Restrictions and enter back into Stage I Fire Restrictions on Friday, July 16, 2021 at 8:00 AM.  Restrictions will remain in effect until forest officials determine that conditions have changed sufficiently to reduce the risk of human-caused wildfire. Stage I fire

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