PHOENIX -- The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Warning and Thunderstorm Warning for Maricopa County Friday.
The flash flood warning is in effect from 8:36 p.m. until 10:26, while the thunderstorm warning ends at 10:36 p.m.
Thunderstorms developed far west of Phoenix, near Wickenburg and US 60, bringing heavy rain and gusty winds, so there may be low visibility in some places.
834PM Larger Tstorms S. of Wickenburg & hwy. 60 to Buckey with locally heavy rain and strong gusty winds. Careful near these storms! #AZWX— NWS Phoenix (@NWSPhoenix) August 1, 2014
Another storm cell was bringing rain near Buckeye and over Interstate 10.
846PM Very Large Tstorm near Buckeye with very strong winds and very heavy rain until 945PM. Turn around, don't drown! #AZWX— NWS Phoenix (@NWSPhoenix) August 1, 2014
As of 9:28 p.m., storms remained strong west and northwest of the Valley.
928PM Tstorms in W.& NW Maricopa cnty still strong. New storms beginning in NW Pinal Cnty. near Casa Grande, Stanfield. Stay safe! #AZWX— NWS Phoenix (@NWSPhoenix) August 1, 2014
Blowing dust remains a possibility, but now dust warnings or advisories have yet been issued.
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