LIVE UPDATES: Severe weather alert issued for Southern Arizona

Posted at 1:18 PM, Aug 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-10 15:23:15-04


4:11 p.m.

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.

2:32 p.m.

The storm in Cochise County is moving west, now just north of Tombstone and remaining stationary, for the moment.

1:59 p.m.

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.

1:18 p.m.

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.