Arizona climate: Latest storm updates for Aug. 19

Earlier Friday, sturdy storms moved by means of the southeast and East Valley bringing winds, mud and rain.

PHOENIX — Strong storms proceed to develop within the Valley and close to Flagstaff on Friday night after the southeast Valley was hit with rain and gusty winds earlier within the day. 

It’s been an lively monsoon climate week and extra is within the forecast by means of the weekend. 

As of 6:30 p.m. Friday, Strong storms close to Lake Pleasant had been drifting to the south into the West Valley.  Earlier, Queen Creek, Chandler and far of the East Valley had been pounded with wind and rain. 

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WEATHER FORECAST: Increasing flash flood danger

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6:30 p.m: There’s standing water on Loop 303 close to I-17. 

6:15 p.m.: Storms are transferring south into the West Valley. Glendale, Surprise and Sun City can count on heavy rain and wind. 

5:10 p.m.: Strong storms within the Gila Bend space may produce ‘prolific quantities of rain,’ hail and lightning. 

5:04 p.m.: Fountain Hills is underneath a flash flood warning. 

4:55 p.m.:  Areas down from the Crooks Fire burn scar may see flash flooding.

4:50 p.m.: Heavy rain is falling rapidly in some areas close to Scottsdale. 

4:40 p.m. Strong storms are gathering in north Scottsdale and as much as Cave Creek and Carefree. Watch for torrential rain, wind and flash flooding. 

4:25 p.m.: Torrential rain is falling in Scottsdale and Paradise Valley 

4:20 p.m.: Mesa and Scottsdale may see 50 mph winds forward of storms transferring into the world. 

4:15 p.m.: Sky12 is over flooded streets close to E Pecos and S Recker roads in Gilbert.

4 p.m.: Maricopa County stays underneath a extreme thunderstorm warning.

3:52 p.m.: Storms with wind and hail are transferring into the Fountain Hills space. 

3:33: Flash flood warning issued in Pinal County. Queen Valley and Gold Canyon. 

3:30 p.m.: 30-50 mph wind gusts are anticipated in Gilbert and Chandler.

3:15 p.m.: The southeast Valley is underneath a extreme thunderstorm warning.

3:12 p.m.: Yavapai County may see sturdy storms over the subsequent two hours.

3:02 p.m.: Queen Creek and Sun Lakes are underneath a extreme thunderstorm warning. 

3 p.m.:  A mud advisory has been issued for the southeast Valley. Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler Heights and San Tan Valley can count on visibility down to at least one mile. 

2:12 p.m.: Casa Grande, Florence and Coolidge ought to watch for hail and wind as storms transfer by means of the world. 

2:05 p.m.: Apache Junction can count on wind and hail as storms transfer by means of the world. 

1:55 p.m.: Storms are transferring into Maricopa and Pinal counties. Expect sturdy wind and hail. 

1:33 p.m.: Florence, Coolidge, La Palma, Superior, and Queen Valley needs to be looking out for wind and hail.

12:30 p.m.  At least 110 flights have been delayed out of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and one flight has been canceled. An inventory of all of the flights could be discovered here.

12 p.m. The Arizona Department of Transportation has closed State Route 88 between Roosevelt Dam and the Apache Lake Marina as a result of risk of storms which have the potential to break the roadway. The closure is predicted to increase at the very least till Monday, August 22, at which era ADOT crews will consider the freeway for storm harm and potential repairs.

8 a.m. APS introduced energy just isn’t anticipated to be restored till later within the day on Thursday, in response to Peoria Unified School District. 

Peoria officers stated metropolis services are open to residents who want shelter as energy works to be restored, together with:

6 a.m. Peoria Unified School District officers introduced the closures of quite a few faculties Friday morning, together with:

  • Peoria High School
  • Peoria Flex Academy
  • MET Professional Academy
  • Cheyenne Elementary
  • Peoria Elementary
  • Alta Loma

The closures have an effect on round 1,800 college students, officers stated. Without energy, the buildings don’t have air-con, lighting or protected entry to the varsity’s parking zone and buildings.

5:45 a.m. Sky Harbor has delayed 25 flights and canceled one as a result of climate circumstances, in response to the FAA.

Get flight status updates in real-time on Sky Harbor’s website here.

4 a.m. Peoria police stated a number of roads are closed as a result of quite a few downed energy traces, together with:

  • The 83rd Avenue and Cactus Road intersection in all instructions
  • The 79th Avenue and Columbine Road intersection
  • Cactus Road from 83rd Avenue to 91st Avenue
  • 91st Avenue from Peoria Road to Grand Avenue
  • 79th Avenue from Cactus highway to Peoria Avenue


10:10 p.m. Monsoon storms deliver rain, wind and lightning to the Valley Thursday night time. 

9 p.m. Heads up Quartzsite! Heavy rains headed your means. Possible flash flooding, particularly within the surrounding greater terrain. 

8:30 p.m. Our 12News climate watchers shared some nice rain video from Phoenix and Gilbert tonight!

7:45 p.m.: A flash flood warning has been issued for Maricopa County in addition to the city of Parker and several other different areas on the southwest facet of the state. 

7:40 p.m. Be conscious of moist roads. Drive safely on the market!

7:10 p.m. Meteorologist Jamie Kagol is reside with the newest on the highly effective storms transferring by means of the Valley and what to anticipate into the night time.

Meteorologist Jamie Kagol is reside with the newest on the highly effective storms transferring by means of the Valley and what to anticipate into the night time.

Posted by 12News on Thursday, August 18, 2022

7 p.m: Dust advisory in impact till 7:30 for Chandler, Gilbert, Casa Grande, Florence, Coolidge, Sun Lakes, Queen Creek, La Palma, Blackwater Chandler Heights and San Tan Valley.

6:10 p.m. Here’s a broader view of showers and storms, which is able to proceed to maneuver southwestward this night.

6 p.m. Outflows proceed to maneuver into the Phoenix space with winds of 40+ mph. 

5:45 p.m.  60 mph winds, potential wind harm in Buckeye, Hassayampa.

5:35 p.m. Severe Thunderstorm Warning till 6 p.m. for Scottsdale, New River, Cave Creek, Carefree and Camp Creek.

5:20 p.m. Storms approaching the Valley this night… sturdy storms are anticipated to hit between 6-10 p.m., transferring southwest.

5 p.m. Thunderstorms north and east of Phoenix, step by step transferring downhill this night.  Gusty winds (40+ mph) will precede them, some blowing mud potential. Chance of any rain tonight is 50-70%.

4:45 p.m. The first storms of the day are transferring off the upper terrain & into the Wickenburg space. Expecting gusty circumstances and heavy rain with these storms. 

4:25 p.m.howers & storms slowly transferring downhill late this afternoon, anticipating they’ll transfer into far Phoenix metro outskirts after 5 p.m.

3:20 p.m. Showers & storms are constructing over the mountains of central AZ. Anticipating they’ll transfer into decrease elevations later this night (after 6 p.m.)

2:40 p.m. Severe Thunderstorm Warning till 2:45 p.m. for elements of High Country

2:15 p.m. Thunderstorms creating throughout the excessive terrain this afternoon are anticipated to push into the decrease deserts this night. 

12:36 p.m.: Heavy rain continues to fall within the High Country

12:15 p.m.: An areal flood advisory is in impact for elements of Coconino County. 

Noon: About a half-inch of rain fell on the japanese fringe of the Museum Fire burn scar over a interval of 20 minutes, in response to stories. 

11:45 a.m.: Parts of Coconino County are underneath a flash flood warning

11 a.m.: Showers are transferring into the Flagstaff space

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