It's looking like the strongest storms will steer clear of Pima County, but portions of southern Arizona should still stay alert for severe weather.
Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms will continue through the evening from central Pima County eastward. The main impacts will be gusty outflow winds 30-45 mph, hail, and locally heavy rainfall. Storm motion is slow, NNW at 5-10 MPH. #azwx pic.twitter.com/uDuW4yBS2E— NWS Tucson (@NWSTucson) August 2, 2019
The storm in Cochise County is moving west, now just north of Tombstone and remaining stationary, for the moment.
Another Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Cent. Cochise County until 3 PM. A Severe Thunderstorm is located 9 mi E. of St. David and is sitting nearly stationary. This storm will produce gusty wind, heavy rain and small hail... pic.twitter.com/g4aca6f39k— Cuyler Diggs (@CDiggsKGUNWX) August 2, 2019
The National Weather Service has issued another severe thunderstorm warning -- this time for part of Cochise County, covering the town of Pearce, just south of I-10.
TUCSON, Ariz. - The National Weather Service issued a severe weather alert for Southern Arizona Friday.
According to the service, northeastern Santa Cruz County and east central Pima County were affected.
At 12:58 p.m., a severe thunderstorm was spotted 20 miles southeast of Sahuarita, moving north at 5 mph.
The storm had 60 mph wind gusts and hail the size of quarters.
A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 2:30 PM for Cent. Cochise County including Pearce and the Kansas Settlement area. A Severe Thunderstorm is drifting north @ 5 mph and will cause gusty wind, heavy rain and small hail.... pic.twitter.com/U9hY2fTuDh— Cuyler Diggs (@CDiggsKGUNWX) August 2, 2019