Monsoon storms leave Phoenix intersections flooded, power lines down in Peoria – Arizona's Family

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — Another round of monsoon weather is here! Thunderstorms moved from the north and made their way into the Phoenix area on Thursday night. Peoria police said there are multiple power lines down on 83rd Avenue between Cactus Road and Peoria Avenue and also along 91st Avenue in the same area. SRP said nearly 3,500 customers in the Northwest Valley area are without power. Pockets of rain hit some north Phoenix residents, and Scottsdale had a lightning show. Nearly two-thirds of an inch of rain was reported near 7th Avenue and the Loop 101 freeway. Storms are continuing to move southwest with winds up to 35 mph.
Fire crews busy cleaning up fallen trees in Peoria near intersection of Roma Avenue and 75th Avenue. The sound of a chainsaw in the distance #azfamily
The intersection of 7th Avenue and Greenway was completely flooded in north Phoenix. Two to three inches of water covered the road as drivers slowed down and tried to make their way across. Arizona’s Family saw one person’s car stall, but they were able to get it running again. Some drivers were still plowing through the flooded intersection at full speed.
Fountain Hills received over two inches of rain, while Cave Creek and some parts of Phoenix got over 1.5 inches. Casa Grande, Peoria, New River and Scottsdale also got over an inch of rain. To check rainfall totals near you, click/tap here.
Meanwhile, in northern Arizona, one Winslow resident shared a photo of a Safeway parking lot completely flooded. Another Winslow viewer shared videos of roads and front yards covered by the muddy water.

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Parts of north Phoenix, Glendale, Scottsdale, Queen Creek and Paradise Valley were under a severe thunderstorm warning, but it expired at 7:15 p.m. Cave Creek, Carefree and Camp Creek were also previously under a warning. On the bright side, the storms will also bring cooler temperatures in the 90s this weekend!
Rain was starting to pick up near the Loop 101 and I-17. Arizona Department of Transportation officials are reminding drivers to slow down and be careful on wet roads. Meanwhile, near Superior, flooding was reported on State Route 177.
In New River, crews helped several people out of a car after they tried to drive through water near New River and Country roads. The car got stuck, but everyone inside got out safely and were OK, according to Daisy Mountain Fire & Medical. As a reminder, turn around, don’t drown!
On Wednesday, the West Valley was hit with strong winds and heavy rain that knocked over some trees. Parts of the East Valley also got blowing dust, including Queen Creek and Gilbert. Stay updated with our Arizona’s Family forecast.

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