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Monsoon storm leaves Flagstaff community cleaning up a mess

Arizona's monsoon has brought heavy storms to the High Country while another storm hit the Valley in the afternoon.

ARIZONA, USA — Monsoon 2022 has brought heavy storms to the Arizona High Country while another storm hit the Valley in the afternoon.

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6:27 p.m. - Windy conditions have moved towards the Gila Bend area and may impact traffic.

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5:28 p.m. - A flash flood warning is in effect for Laveen until 8:30 p.m.

5:09 p.m. -  A dust storm warning for the South Valley is in effect until 6:15 p.m.

4:54 p.m - A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect across the Valley until 5:45 p.m.

4:50 p.m. - ADOT is advising drivers to be careful of gusting wind that may affect visibility. 

4:43 p.m. - NWS says two gust fronts have converged in the Valley near Guadelupe.

4:29 p.m. - A flash flood warning is in effect for Apache Junction and Queen Valley until 8 p.m.

3:40 p.m. - A storm system is expected to reach the Valley in the next 30 minutes, according to NWS.

2:52 p.m. -  Gusting wind is pushing a storm system that may reach the Valley, NWS warns. Officials are advising of possible rain and dust.

2:30 p.m. - NWS Flagstaff has announced flash flood warnings for the Show Low, Taylor, and Linden areas until 5:15 p.m.

2:10 p.m. - NWS Flagstaff has announced an Areal Flood Advisory in effect until 4:45 p.m.

2:00 p.m. - You can check out live webcams in the Flagstaff area at flagstaffarizona.org/webcams.

1:50 p.m. - Flash flooding is occurring and expected to continue. The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 3:30 p.m.

Route 66 is flooded at the BNSF bridge.

1:41 p.m. - Storms are beginning to gather in the high terrain around Phoenix. NWS predicts they could move into the Valley bringing dust, lightning, and rain.

1:37 p.m. - NWS Flagstaff has reported street closures in downtown Flagstaff and flooding along Milton & Route 66.

1:30 p.m. - APS has announced outages in West Flagstaff. 4,629 customers are estimated to be without power.

Officials say the outages were caused by interruption to a major power line, but have not yet been able to determine specifics.

At this time, APS estimates that power will be restored around 6:15 p.m.

You can click here to visit the APS outage map viewer for more information.

1:23 p.m. - A viewer has provided video near the Railroad Springs fire burn scar. Early reports say power is out in the area.

1:00 p.m. - Storms were reported in the Flagstaff area. Flash flood warnings announced in the following areas:

  • Yavapai County until 3:15 p.m.
  • Coconino County until 3:30 p.m.
  • City of Flagstaff and areas along Highway 180 to Fort Valley until 4:00 p.m.

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