Tornado warning issued in Pima County

Posted at 7:47 AM, Sep 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-27 17:54:48-04

Thursday 9/26

3:49 p.m.

A tornado warning was issued in Marana, Picture Rocks and Rillito, Arizona Thursday.

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11:08 a.m.

A flash flood warning has been extended for Corona de Tucson and Vail until 2 p.m., and it's been extended south into Sonoita, Patagonia and Elgin.

10:57 a.m.

10:51 a.m.

10:27 a.m.

A small stream flood advisory is in effect for parts of Santa Cruz and Cochise Counties near the border, including Rio Rico, Nogales and Sierra Vista.

10:16 a.m.

10:12 a.m.

There is at least one road closure in Pima County:

10:07 a.m.

You can fill sandbags at two locations in Pima County:

The City of Douglas is also handing out sandbags at the fire station on 10th Street and the Public Works Shop on Sulphur Springs Road.

10:05 a.m.

A power outage is affecting 622 Tucson Electric Power customers in the area around the Tucson Mall, according to TEP's outage map.

9:55 a.m.

The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for eastern Pima County until 10:30 a.m.

Hail damage to vehicles is expected near Sells.

9:40 a.m.

9:27 a.m.

9:25 a.m.

A flash flood warning is still in effect around Vail and Corona de Tucson until 11:15 a.m.

9:17 a.m.

A portion of rural Pima County, including Sells, is under a tornado warning until 9:45 a.m. If you're in the affected area, take cover immediately.

8:36 a.m.

Outages are mostly under control despite the rain, crashes and flooding throughout the city. Tucson Electric Power is only showing three on their outage map, affecting 234 customers.

8:32 a.m.

8:15 a.m.

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for east central Pima County.

The warning covers Vail, East Sahuarita and Corona de Tucson and is in effect until 11:15 a.m.

Doppler radar tracked thunderstorms that were expected to move into the area during the next one or two hours.

I-10 between mile markers 276 and 294, as well as State Route 83 between mile markers 43 and 58, were in the affected areas.

7:30 a.m.

The National Weather Service issued a flood advisory for parts of Pima and Santa Cruz Counties Tuesday.

According to the service, the Small Stream Flood Advisory affects southeastern Pima County and north central Santa Cruz County. Sahuarita, Green Valley, Tubac, Amado, Madera Canyon and Arivaca Junction are included. Interstate 19 between mile markers 22 and 43 are also in the area.

The advisory is in effect until 9:30 .m.

Doppler radar is tracking thunderstorms heading toward Southern Arizona.

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