Slim chance for storms in Phoenix area
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — An intense round of monsoon storms Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning led to multiple reports of wind damage across the East Valley, especially along McKellips Road in Mesa and around Falcon Field. Thousands of people lost power due to some downed power lines. No flash flooding beyond minor street flooding was reported, with rainfall amounts around 0.25-0.50″. Phoenix Sky Harbor only received .02″, bringing our summer monsoon total up to .15″.
Some of the foothills areas north and east of the Valley received over an inch of rain. There were confirmed reports of hail in Chandler Tuesday night and in Scottsdale Wednesday morning.
Thunderstorms will continue north and east of the Valley on Wednesday night, with our rainfall chances sitting around 10-20% as dry air pushes in from the west. Look for an overnight low around 80 degrees and partly cloudy skies. Dry and sunny on Thursday with highs at or just above the century mark. Dry and warmer temperatures are on tap Friday and into the weekend. Sunny and warmer with highs near or slightly above average for mid-September.
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