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Power outages, road closures after severe weather in southern Arizona

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Posted at 8:01 PM, Jul 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-11 02:12:21-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — Monsoon arrived in full force Saturday night. Here are live updates regarding the storm.

WEATHER ALERTS

There is a Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 9:30 p.m. for areas in the Tucson metro.

There is a Flash Flood Warning until 10:15 p.m. in Cochise and Pima County.

A Dust Storm Warning has been issued near I-10 and Marana until 10 p.m.

There is also a Blowing Dust Advisory until 11 p.m.

For your full forecast, click here.

POWER OUTAGES

Thousands are without power in Southern Arizona, from Green Valley to Catalina, according to Tucson Electric Power. TEP says, it's because of the storm.

If you see a downed power line, move away and call 911. TEP says crews are working as quickly and safely as possible to make repairs. You can check for updates here.

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Reported power outages as of 9:15 p.m. Saturday

ROAD CLOSURES

Pima County Sheriff's Deputies have responded to multiple power poles down due to the storm on East Speedway between Tanque Verde Loop and Smoky Springs Road. The roadway is closed while crews work to safely remove and/or repair the downed power poles and power line.

Other areas affected by storms include:

  • Abrego Road in Green Valley near I-19, which has trees down blocking the roadway
  • Wilmot Road north of Sahuarita Road and south of Klafter Road is closed due to flooding and heavy mud in the roadway
  • Sahuarita Road near Wilmot Road is also experiencing flooding
  • Escalante Road at the Atterbury Wash is closed due to storm water runoff crossing the roadway
  • Crews have closed Harrison Road at the Pantano Wash due to stormwater run off.

Crews with the Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility are out monitoring dip crossings to help keep you safe. If traveling in these areas, please find alternative routes.

For an update on closures click here or call (520) 547-7510

FLIGHTS FROM TUCSON DELAYED

Tucson International Airport is also reporting flight delays for both arrivals and departures.

To check the updates from TIA, click here.