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Monsoon rain heading to the Valley after soaking Flagstaff

NWS is warning of gusting wind that may cause a dust storm.

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The Flagstaff area was soaked by multiple inches of rain over the weekend, and the downpour is heading towards the Valley.

Flash flood warnings have been in effect throughout the day for multiple northern Arizona communities. Thunderstorms could be heading south later in the night.

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It’s possible that the weather system will remain in the Phoenix metro area from Sunday evening and into Monday morning.

This is a blog with the latest information. Check back for updates.

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9:23 p.m. - The storm has moved towards the Buckeye area.

8:18 p.m. - Lighting video from 12News viewer George Norman in Glendale.

8:10 p.m. - ADOT says dust along parts of Loop 303 has cleared, but it may return.

8:05 p.m. - A dust advisory is in effect for parts of Maricopa County.

8 p.m. - The West Valley severe thunderstorm warning has been extended.

7:25 p.m. - NWS is warning of strong winds and dust that will be produced by the upcoming storm. 

7:14: p.m. - A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for the West Valley.

6:50 p.m. - The storm has made its way south and is near Lake Pleasant.

3:58 p.m. - A flash flood warning is in effect for parts of Yavapai and Coconino counties until 7 p.m.

2:37 pm. - Highway 180 has reopened in Flagstaff.

2:14 p.m. - Flood advisories are in effect for the following communities.

2:04 p.m. - Mayor Paul Deasy shared video of flooding from Stevanna Way.

1:58 p.m. -  Heavy rain has flooded some Flagstaff neighborhoods.

1:30 p.m.- A flash flood warning is in effect for parts of Navajo and Apache counties.

1:21 p.m. - Highway 180 in Flagstaff has been shut down due to flooding, according to ADOT.

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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.

Flooding Safety:

The Arizona Fire & Medical Authority has provided the following tips on what hazards to watch out for during and after a flood, including fire, electrical and chemical safety:

Generators and alternative heating devices can create fire hazards during flooding if they aren’t used correctly or maintained properly. Pools of water and appliances can become electrically charged and can cause electrical fires.

On electricity, residents in flooded areas should turn off the power to their homes if they can reach the main breaker or fuse box. All wiring in the house may be electrically charged and hazardous. Residents should have a professional technician check their home for damages before turning on the power.

Make sure potentially combustible liquids like paint thinner, lighter fluid or gasoline haven’t spilled within or near your home. Keep combustible liquids away from electrical or alternative heat sources as to not start a fire.

All smoke alarms in the home should be tested monthly and batteries should be replaced yearly. Some smoke alarms are dependent on your home’s electrical service and may go out when power is turned off.

Make sure the fire hydrant near your home is cleared of debris so the fire department can assess it easily in the event of a fire.

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