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Wildfires

Arizona Wildfires Update as of 6/24/2021

Rock Butte Fires The five fires being managed by the Arizona Central West Zone Type 3 Incident Management team are the following from north to south – all acreages are approximate and current as of 6/23, 20:00: Red Hat Fire – 49 acres – 100% containment Limestone Fire – 33 acres – 100% containment Spring

Climate Change

America’s new normal: A degree hotter than two decades ago

America’s new normal temperature is a degree hotter than it was just two decades ago. Scientists have long talked about climate change — hotter temperatures, changes in rain and snowfall and more extreme weather — being the “new normal.” Data released Tuesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration put hard figures on the cliche.

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