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Flash flood warnings in place for Maricopa and Gila counties after monsoon showers

We're tracking the latest weather conditions and storm chances across the Valley and Arizona for Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021.

PHOENIX — Wednesday's weather pattern is bringing more rain chances to the Phoenix area.

Showers and thunderstorms will be possible again in the Valley throughout the day. Storms will also be found on the radar in northern, eastern and southeastern Arizona. 

Flooding rainfall remains the greatest threat. Other hazards include lightning, strong outflow winds and blowing dust.

RADAR: Track the storm

Here's a breakdown of the current weather information across the state. Stay tuned for updates.

This afternoon, Krystle Henderson gave us an online update on just how quickly these monsoon storms can pop up. You can watch the full stream below.

Final update

A flood warning is in place for Gila County until 3:45 a.m. 

7:40 p.m.

6:15 p.m. 

A flash flood warning is in effect for Maricopa County until 9:15 p.m.

5:30 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Gilbert, Tempe and Guadalupe until 6:15 p.m. 

5:10 p.m. 

The southwest Valley will likely see severe thunderstorms including heavy rain, wind and possible hail. 

5:00 p.m. 

A severe thunderstorm warning is in place for Glendale, Peoria and Surprise until 5:30 p.m. 

4:30 p.m.

4:15 p.m. 

Strong thunderstorms are predicted for parts of Maricopa County through 5 p.m. 

3:50 p.m. 

Flash flood warnings are in place for Globe, Miami and Claypool until 7:45 p.m. 

3:40 p.m.

A flash flood warning is in place for areas in Gila and Maricopa counties until 7:45 p.m.

3:10 p.m.

Strong thunderstorms will impact places in Maricopa, Pinal and Gila counties through 3:45 p.m. 

2:00 p.m.

As the showers continued, the National Weather Service announced a Flash Flood Warning for parts of Maricopa County until 6 p.m. 

1:00 p.m.

Team 12's Krystle Henderson shared this incredible footage of flooding near Table Mesa Road on I-17. 

12:45 p.m.

ADOT announced US 60 reopened near Globe after flooding caused the initial closure.

12:15 p.m.

The communities of Anthem and New River have been given warnings for severe thunderstorm activity and high winds reaching up to 60 mph. 

12:00 p.m.

ADOT announced that the US 60 is closed in both directions near milepost 247 in Globe. Flooding is the cause.

11:45 a.m.

The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Emergency for areas near Globe until 3:15 p.m.

Flooding is visible from ADOT cams on US 60 near Globe.

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This is a developing story. 

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