Rain and wind pounded the Phoenix area Thursday night, causing flooding and damage across the Valley.

There was also an unexpected component to the monsoon storm: a landspout tornado.

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According to the National Weather Service, it was brief and it was minor, but it did exist at 5:03 p.m.

The NWS said the tornado was just south of downtown and was corroborated by a radar image.

The last reported tornado near Phoenix was in October 2015, per NWS.