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RECAP: Widespread storms bring rain, wind and dust to Arizona

Strong winds, blowing dust, lightning, and small hail is all possible in the Valley area. Track outages and weather conditions here.

PHOENIX โ€” A dust storm rolled through the Valley Monday, setting off several alerts for the area. Earlier in the day, a tornado was reported in northern Arizona near Williams. And SNOW, yes snow, was reported in Flagstaff. 

RELATED: Sheriff's office: Tornado touches down west of Flagstaff, rips through Junipine community

RELATED: Already? Flagstaff sees its first snow of the season

Many residents were still without power late Monday night. For most of the day. You can track power outages in your area using the APS Outage Map and SRP Outage Map.

Be sure to keep up to date with the latest weather conditions on 12news.com and the 12News app. We'll be monitoring storm activity throughout the day.

RADAR: Check the forecast in your area.

RELATED: Still watching for storms

RELATED: Sheriff's office: Tornado touches down west of Flagstaff, rips through Junipine community

Follow live updates below:

10:20 p.m. What a day in the Valley! Check out this recap of today's storms. 

10:15 p.m. I-17 SB has reopened at Peoria Avenue. 

9:55 p.m. Northbound I-17 has reopened at Dunlap Avenue after storm damage shut down part of the freeway.

9:15 p.m.  Both directions of I-17 remain closed at Peoria Avenue (southbound) and Dunlap Avenue (northbound) in Phoenix. This is a precaution after today's storm affected Valley Metro's light-rail project at the freeway 

 

8:10 p.m. After a very stormy afternoon with strong winds and blowing dust due to strong thunderstorm outflows, activity is tapering off across the area with a mostly quiet night expected. 

8:05 p.m.  Both directions of Interstate 17 are closed in Phoenix, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.  I-17 SB is also closed as a precaution (at Peoria Avenue). 

The closure at Dunlap Avenue (northbound) and Peoria Avenue (southbound) is a precaution after today's storm-affected Valley Metro's light-rail project at the freeway.

8 p.m. Flagstaff sees snow!!!

RELATED: Already? Flagstaff sees its first snow of the season

6:30 p.m. A dust storm warning is in effect until 7:15 p.m. for I-10 near Casa Grande, and I-10 near Eloy, and I-10 near Phoenix-Mesa.

6:20 p.m. Thanks to our 12News Weather Watchers for sharing their photos with us! 

Credit: Rich K
Dust storm as seen from Gilbert Credit: Rich K
Credit: Christopher Jones
Dust storm in Casa Grande Credit: Christopher Jones

6:05 p.m. Whoa! Check out the dust in Peoria this afternoon. Thanks to David Crook for sharing!

6:05 p.m. Some rain's hitting the L-303 west of Phoenix!

5:45 p.m. A special weather statement has been issued for Casa Grande, Coolidge and Blackwater until 6:30 p.m.

5:40 p.m. Storms may affect traffic signals and roadway access. Stay safe out there!

5:20 p.m. Boundary of strong winds and dust moving south towards Gila Bend, Casa Grande, and Florence areas. Storm coverage will lessen over the next one to two hours.  

5:20 p.m. Flash Flood Warning including Pinal County until 9:30 p.m. 

5:10 p.m. Severe Thunderstorm Warning continues for Mesa, Chandler, and Gilbert until 5:30 p.m.

5 p.m. Activity will continue pushing south and east, with much calmer weather expected area-wide by 7/8 p.m. 

4:57 p.m.: APS is reporting over 7,000 customers without power. SRP has reported over 10,000 customers without power.

You can track power outages in your area using the APS Outage Map and SRP Outage Map.

4:46 p.m.: There's a severe thunderstorm warning in place for Mesa, Chandler, and Gilbert until 5:30 p.m.

4:40 p.m.: Viewers shared photos and videos of the weather in their area. Get a load of that hail!

4:35 p.m.: Storm activity is causing blowing dust, lightning, and possibly small hail in the Valley.

Most of the south Valley is under a dust storm warning until 5:30 p.m.

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