Monday, August 16, 2021

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Maricopa County in south central Arizona. Pinal County in southeastern Arizona Until 1145 PM MST.

* At 1054 PM MST, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Deer Valley Airport to Arizona State Fairgrounds to South Phoenix to 6 miles east of Bapchule, moving southwest at 30 mph.
These are destructive storms for the Phoenix metro area.

HAZARD...80 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be heavily damaged. Expect considerable damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles. Extensive tree damage and power outages are likely.

* Locations impacted includea: Phoenix, Mesa, Chandler, Glendale, Scottsdale, Gilbert, Tempe, Peoria, Surprise, Avondale, Goodyear, Buckeye, Casa Grande, Apache Junction and El Mirage.