Posted: Aug 21, 2012 3:44 PM by Jeff Beamish
Updated: Aug 21, 2012 4:49 PM
TUCSON - The National Weather Service has issued multiple Severe Thunderstorm Warnings in and around the Tucson metro.
Above: News 4 Tucson's Lupita Murillo shot this raw video near I-19 and Valencia
The first Severe Thunderstorm Warning is for eastern Pima & western Cochise County until 4:15 PM, including Rita Ranch, Vail and Benson. Radar indicates a storm capable of 60+ MPH winds and locally heavy rainfall. Movement is to the north at 15 MPH.
Another Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect for east central Pima County until 4:15 PM, including South Tucson & the Tucson International Airport. This storm is also capable of damaging microburst winds & torrential rainfall. Movement is to the north at 5 MPH.
A Flood Advisory has also been issued for eastern Pima County until 5:45 PM, as washes/streams will likely be running for the next few hours.
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