Heavy rain and gusting winds hit Anthem and New River

Wind and rain hitting north Phoenix with scattered showers throughout the Valley.

A storm over the north Valley generated plenty of rain and lightning Monday evening.

Some areas between Anthem and Carefree reported receiving between a half-inch and an inch of rain between 5:20 and 6:20 p.m.

The National Weather Service said the storm was moving slowly and dumped considerable rain in the area.

The NWS issued a small stream flood advisory until 8:15 p.m. for Anthem, New River, Desert Hills and Cave Creek, including the I-17 in the area.

TRACK THE STORM: Phoenix-area radar

There was plenty of lightning and a good chance of street flooding throughout the area as the storm hovered overhead.

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