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East Valley hit with dust, scattered rain

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TEMPE, AZ (CBS5) -

The east Valley had a taste of monsoon weather Wednesday night, with areas seeing a lot of dust and some even seeing some rain.

It started to sprinkle at Tempe Beach Park just before 9 p.m. Wednesday, but it only lasted for about 10 minutes.

Earlier in the evening our crews spotted a huge dust cloud headed into the Valley from Casa Grande. It was headed into Tempe, but when it arrived, it settled down a bit.

The weather didn't stop people from enjoying their night; in fact, most people we talked to said they prefer it like this.

"Right now it's kind of hot, but all this raining, every now and then we get rain, I love it, I cherish it, I go outside," said Nikki Talanante.

"It cools down, so it's good," said Tyler Johansen. "It's a nice change, I like watching the storms roll in, it's pretty cool."

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