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Arizona scheduled to see widespread monsoon storms and showers

12 News will update this story with weather warnings and announcements throughout the state.

ARIZONA, USA — Editor's note: The video above is from a newscast on June 29. 

Monsoon season 2021 has officially started in Arizona! 

Weather hazards could include lightning, strong outflow winds, dust storms and heavy rainfall. All of which could lead to flash flooding. Wildfire scars would be the most vulnerable during flash flooding.

12 News will provide updates on the weather here. 

Wednesday, July 21

10:26 p.m. 

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Phoenix, Scottsdale and Paradise Valley until 11:00 p.m. 

4:40 p.m. 

A significant weather warning has been extended for Maricopa County. Residents should look out for high winds and hail. 

Saturday, July 10

9:20 p.m. 

Four separate power outages have been reported in Phoenix, according to APS. Nearly 5,500 people are without power and restoration is not expected until 8 a.m. on Sunday. 

Check the APS outage map here. 

9:05 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm warning is in place for Maricopa County and Gila Bend until 9:45 p.m. 

9:00 p.m. 

A tornado warning was issued for areas in Pima County but has since been canceled. 

8:50 p.m. 

A flash flood warning is in place for Gila County until 11:15 p.m.

8:30 p.m. 

Severe thunderstorm warnings are in place for Phoenix, Mesa and Chandler until 9 p.m. 

7:30 p.m. 

A dust storm warning is in effect for areas between Phoenix and Mesa until 8:30 p.m.  

6:50 p.m. 

Severe thunderstorm warnings are in effect for Cave Creek, Carefree and Rio Verde. 

6:30 p.m. 

Severe thunderstorm warnings have been ordered for Globe, Miami and Claypool until 7 p.m. 

5:00 p.m. 

A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for Gila, Maricopa, Pinal and Pima counties until 12 a.m. 

Damaging winds of up to 70 mph and hail are possible. 

4:35 p.m.

Strong wind gusts are a possible threat tonight for the Valley. 

4:30 p.m.

A blowing dust advisory is in place between 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. for areas between Tucson and Phoenix. 

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Friday, July 9

10:25 p.m.

A dust storm advisory has been put in place for areas in southeast parts of the Valley until 11:15 p.m. 

Thursday, July 8

6:20 p.m.

 A severe thunderstorm warning has been put in place for Queen Valley moving into San Tan Valley. 

A flash flood warning is in place for the Telegraph burn scar until 10:15 p.m. 

Sunday, July 4

11:50 a.m.

The entire Tonto National Forest is closed, including the Butcher Jones Recreation Area due to a flash flood.

Butcher Jones Recreation Area is inaccessible due to flash flooding as a result of significant rainfall received in the area yesterday evening. We urge the public to avoid this area for their safety. #TontoNF

Posted by U.S. Forest Service-Tonto National Forest on Sunday, July 4, 2021

Saturday, July 3

7:15 p.m.

Storms are rolling through the Valley. Meteorologist Jamie Kagol is live to tell us what we can expect for the rest of the night.

6:46 p.m. 

A dust storm advisory is in place for areas between Phoenix and Mesa until 7 p.m.

6:05 p.m.

A flash flood warning is in place for Sun City West, Wittmann and Beardsley until 10:15 p.m. 

A flash flood warning is in place for Maricopa County until 10:30 p.m. 

5:45 p.m.

A dust storm warning for  I-10 between Avondale and Goodyear, and U.S. 60 between Phoenix and Mesa has been issued until 6:45 p.m.

5:00 p.m. 

A flash flood warning has been put in place for Globe, Miami and Claypool until 9 p.m. 

3:45 p.m.

A dust storm advisory is in effect for Casa Grande and Eloy until 4:30 p.m. 

Friday, July 2 

3:30 p.m. 

Flash flooding danger has been predicted for the southeast area of the state. Burn scar locations are especially vulnerable. 

4:00 p.m. 

A flash flood warning has been issued for Gila County until 8 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm warning including high winds and quarter-sized hail has been ordered for Bisbee until 4:45 p.m.

A significant weather advisory has been put in place for southwest Graham County until 5 p.m. High winds, hail, thunderstorms and rain are possible. 

Wednesday, June 30

2:30 p.m.

A flash flood warning is in place for Gila and Yavapai counties until 5:45 p.m.

3:00 p.m.

The National Weather Service has recorded showers and storms throughout the state traveling south. There is a 20% chance of rain reaching Phoenix tonight. 

6:00 p.m. 

A significant weather advisory has been ordered for East Central La Paz. The advisory said that the area is expected to experience high wind speeds and thunderstorms. 

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