Thunderstorms, wind down power lines in Apache Junction, thousands without power
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — Thunderstorms from the north have hit the Phoenix area and are bringing strong winds to the East Valley. We have declared Tuesday a First Alert Weather Day. More than 4,600 SRP customers in Apache Junction are without power because of the weather. Several intersections in the city are shut down because of debris or downed power lines. The National Weather Service issued a dust storm warning until 5:30 p.m. for the Valley.
The storms developed along the Mogollon Rim during the early afternoon. They won’t be Valley-wide, with possible impact only being in isolated areas. The storms are expected to pack a strong wind punch with gusts of at least more than 35 mph. Click/tap here for radar.
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