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Monsoon storms drop rain on most of the Valley Monday night

The storms are weakening as they move east, so Phoenix and parts of the east Valley should get some much-needed rain without the flooding.

PHOENIX — Monsoon storms across the western part of Maricopa County dropped heavy rain west of Phoenix Monday night. The National Weather Service in Phoenix said strong winds and hail up to one inch in diameter were the main threats of these storms.  

The rain created flooding issues as storms moved through the west Valley. The storms weakened as they moved east, so Phoenix and the East Valley got some much-needed rain without the flooding. 

A flash flood warning including Buckeye was in effect until midnight. A severe thunderstorm warning for Avondale, Goodyear, and Buckeye expired at 8:30 p.m.

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Earlier in the day, strong storms in Pinal County kicked up a wall of dust near Florence moving northeast shortly before 3 p.m.