Tornado touches down north of Marana

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(Source: Rachel Hess) (Source: Rachel Hess)
MARANA, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning on Friday night, July 14 for the Picacho Peak and Red Rocks area.  

The last tornado warning in southern Arizona was June 30, 2015.

The last confirmed tornado with damage was in Marana – October 8, 2006 (trailer flipped and minor house damage) .

And several viewers sent in photos and videos of what is known as a rope tornado.

(Photo source: Rachel Hess - View from a park in Gladden Farms!)

These three photos were all shot by Jennifer J. who took them in Marana near Moore Road and Sandario.

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