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Recap: Monsoon storms bring dust, rain Wednesday

Monsoon storms continued Wednesday night with heavy activity in the Valley.

ARIZONA, USA — A dust advisory has been issued for parts of the Valley as monsoon storms move through the state Wednesday evening.

Isolated storms in the higher terrain of southeastern Arizona will approach the lower deserts this evening, increasing our chances of strong outflow winds, blowing dust, or isolated storms.

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Latest Updates

Follow the current developments of storms across the state below. We will include the latest updates on warnings, watches, closures and other important information.

10:20 p.m. The Valley has a chance of getting a blast of wind or dust late Wednesday night, but a very slight chance of any showers. 

9:50 p.m. New storm development outside of southeast Pinal County and Pima County.

8:26 p.m. Dust advisory issued for Pinal County until 9:15 p.m. Strong winds and limited visibility is impacting Casa Grande, Florence, Coolidge, Superior, Arizona City, La Palma, Blackwater, Toltec, San Tan Valley and Arizola.

8:20 p.m. Storms headed northwest towards Coolidge, Florence and Kearny. Strong winds approaching ahead of the rain. Storms are still expected to weaken before reaching the Valley.

7:45 p.m. The right lane is now open on US 89 northbound at milepost 430. The left lane remains closed due to flooding.

7:25 p.m. Outflow winds/blowing dust approaching Pinal County from the northwest, strong storms approaching from the southeast. Rapid storm development is possible where these collide.

7:23 p.m. State Route 238 is closed in its entirety between Gila Bend and State Route 347 in Maricopa due to flooding.

7:15 p.m. Flash flood warning in effect until 2:15 a.m. for portions of Coconino County. This includes Tuba City, Moenave, Tonalea, Moenkopi and Tuba City Airport.

7:10 p.m. Strong storms moving from eastern Pima county into southeastern Pinal county. Watch for potential outflow winds, blowing dust, and pop-up storms in the lower deserts. Storms are still expected to weaken before reaching Valley. 

7:05 p.m. Dust Advisory until 8:15 for Eloy and other areas of southern Arizona.

6:45 p.m.

The National Weather Service in Phoenix Has Issued a Dust Advisory until 7:30 p.m.for parts of southern Arizona. 


6:40 p.m. Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 7 p.m for Yuma, Somerton, Winterhaven and Araby

6:35 p.m. Flash Flood Warning continues for Gila County until 10 p.m.

6:20 p.m. The Dust Advisory for Maricopa County and Pinal Counties has expired.

6 p.m. A dust advisory is in effect for most of the Valley as monsoon storms pass through Central Arizona.

6:00 p.m. Rain and blowing dust is moving up I-10 west of Phoenix.

 5:45 p.m. Check out the dust at Loop 101 at Cardinals Way. 

Arizona Weather 

Arizona has seen its fair share of severe weather. Here is a compilation of videos from various storms across the Grand Canyon state.

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