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Thunderstorm rolls into Tucson, flash flood warning in effect

Posted at 3:35 PM, Jul 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-02 19:47:17-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — A thunderstorm warning was issued in Tucson Friday afternoon.

According to National Weather Service Tucson, the Old Pueblo is seeing rain roll in from the Catalina Mountains.

4:45 p.m.

Here's KGUN9 reporter Greg Bradbury with a weather update near La Canada and Magee.

4:33 p.m.

4:04 p.m.

Thousands of Tucson Electric Power customers are without power.

3:56 p.m.

A flash flood warning is in effect until 6:30 p.m.

"Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Tucson, Oro Valley, Marana, Casas Adobes, Drexel Heights, Flowing Wells, South Tucson, Pascua Pueblo Yaqui Reservation, Tucson Estates, Saguaro National Park West, Valencia West, Catalina Foothills and Ryan AirField," the National Weather Service said in an alert.

3:53 p.m.

Here's KGUN9 Meteorologist Brian Brennan with an update:

3:35 p.m.

"Main threats are strong gusty winds up to 60mph, small hail, heavy rain, and lightning," said NWS Tucson in a tweet.

A flash flood warning is also in effect.