Monsoon strikes with a vengeance

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PHOENIX (AP) -- The National Weather Service canceled severe thunderstorm warnings for the Phoenix and Tucson areas.


Monsoon strikes with a vengeance -'s Royal Norman and Marissa Wingate report on the first real taste of the monsoon for this year.

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Weather officials had said the storm could have produced damaging winds of more than 60 mph, and that dense, blowing dust was possible.

The warnings expired at 7:15 p.m. after a strong storm failed to materialize.

Weather officials say a chance of thunderstorms will continue throughout the evening and that winds could gust between 25 and 40 mph.

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