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Southwest Climate Blog

The Southwest Climate Blog, a new feature of the Southwest Climate Change Network Web site, will explore challenges that experts and community members in the region face in trying to understand climate variability and change and make informed decisions.

Posted by Mike Crimmins on March 22, 2012

An impressive late winter storm moved across the Southwest earlier this week dropping over two feet of snow across higher elevations and over half an inch of rain to much of the low desert...

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Posted by Sarah LeRoy on February 23, 2012

Who can forget a year ago, when temperatures in the Southwest plunged well below freezing, bursting water pipes and devastating local vegetation (...

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Posted by Sarah Truebe on November 10, 2011

It would be hard not to notice the beginning of winter this weekend, with windy gusts on Friday, rain last Friday/Monday, and very chilly temperatures throughout Arizona and New Mexico this week....