A group of concerned employees at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Medical Center have released a letter to local media outlining concerns they have about the facility. They’re calling for an independent review of hospital operations.
The National Weather Service has been keeping track of daily temperatures in the Phoenix area since 1896. Use this chart to see how the average maximum temperatures each month have fluctuated over the past 100 years.
El Niño prompted high hopes of a strong spring runoff with initial forecasts of more than a million acre feet of water replenishing Salt and Verde River reservoirs. But a dry spell and warm months have reduced those forecasts greatly.