Jul 14, 2014 2:14 AM by John Patrick
TUCSON - Several strong storms slam the Tucson metro Sunday evening.
The strongest storm moved into the metro around 5:30pm this evening bringing damaging winds in excess of 60mph, hail and extremely heavy rain.
A 66mph wind gusts was recorded at Davis-Monthan with reports of several power poles and trees down in the area. TIA recorded a peak wind gust of 49mph.
A Flash Flood Warning was also issued for the metro with many locations receiving well over an inch of rain.
Craycroft/Golf Links: 1.10"
Randolph Golf Course: 0.79"
Scattered showers and thunderstorms continue well into the evening hours with a Flood Advisory still in effect for the Tucson metro until 11:15pm. This entire complex of storms will continue its track west overnight bringing pockets of heavy rain and gusty winds into western Pima and Pinal Counties.
High pressure moves into a less favorable position for storm development by the middle of the upcoming workweek and downturn in activity is expected. By Wednesday only a slight chance of isolated storms exists for the valley floors.
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