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Storms moving into East Valley Saturday

Isolated showers are anticipated to hit the southeast Valley Saturday afternoon.

PHOENIX — Scattered thunderstorms are making their approach into the southeast Valley Saturday afternoon.

While these storms are anticipated to deliver rain and wind, elements of the West Valley have been hit with winds and blowing mud earlier within the day.

FORECAST: Monsoon moisture to drop off

RADAR: Check the forecast in your space.

Live updates:

4:23 p.m. – Storms moving eastward late Saturday afternoon into the night. Expect pockets of heavy rain as a number of storms transfer over the identical space.

4:18 p.m. – Severe southeast Valley storm has weakened however continues to be robust because it strikes east. A brand new storm is growing over/close to Ahwatukee/south Chandler.

4:08 p.m. – Rain and wind hitting Chandler this afternoon.

4:01 p.m. – Expect 40 mph winds from storms in Queen Creek, Chandler Heights and Higley

3:48 p.m. – Dust storm advisory till 4:45 p.m. for areas within the East Valley together with Mesa, Chandler, Scottsdale, Gilbert and Tempe.

3:43 p.m. – Rain noticed within the East Valley Saturday afternoon.

3:25 p.m. – Scattered storms affecting Maricopa and Pinal Counties this afternoon.

3:22 p.m. – Severe thunderstorm warning in impact till 4 p.m. for parts of the East Valley together with Chandler, Queen Creek and Sun Lakes.

Arizona Weather

Arizona has seen its truthful share of extreme climate. Here is a compilation of movies from varied storms throughout the Grand Canyon state.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=videoseries

Flooding Safety: 

The Arizona Fire & Medical Authority has supplied the next tips about what hazards to be careful for throughout and after a flood, together with fireplace, electrical and chemical security: 

Generators and different heating units can create fireplace hazards throughout flooding in the event that they aren’t used accurately or maintained correctly. Pools of water and home equipment can turn out to be electrically charged and may trigger electrical fires. 

On electrical energy, residents in flooded areas ought to flip off the ability to their houses if they’ll attain the primary breaker or fuse field. All wiring in the home could also be electrically charged and dangerous. Residents ought to have knowledgeable technician test their dwelling for damages earlier than turning on the ability. 

Make certain probably flamable liquids like paint thinner, lighter fluid or gasoline haven’t spilled inside or close to your house. Keep flamable liquids away from electrical or different warmth sources as to not begin a fireplace.  

All smoke alarms within the dwelling ought to be examined month-to-month and batteries ought to be changed yearly. Some smoke alarms are dependent in your dwelling’s electrical service and should exit when energy is turned off. 

Make certain the hearth hydrant close to your house is cleared of particles so the hearth division can assess it simply within the occasion of a hearth. 

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