Arizona tornado warning, Flooding Inundates Streets East of Phoenix.
Flash flood warnings are in effect for Tonopah, Glendale, Avondale and Goodyear until late tonight.
The first day of fall brought thunderstorms, rain, and flash flood potential throughout the state. Heavy rain was already falling in areas, especially east of Phoenix, early in the morning Monday.
After an active morning and afternoon caused flooding north and east of Phoenix, thunderstorms re-emerged out west and moved toward the Valley Monday evening—hitting Valley residents with a second round of flooding, lightning and hail.
Storm chances persist into the overnight. Spotty storm activity is expected, but not everyone in the Valley will see rain. Flash flooding is the main threat overnight.
A line of storms extending back to Yuma is moving northeast, keeping thunderstorm chances alive through the overnight. The west Valley is already seeing a few light to moderate storms.
Not everyone in the Valley should see rain overnight, but spotty activity is expected. Flash flooding will be the greatest threat through the morning hours.
An Arizona Department of Transportation camera shows a lot of water on the 7th Street exit near the Deck Park Tunnel on eastbound Interstate 10.
If you see a flooded roadway, avoid driving through the water.
APS and SRP outage maps showed more than 8,000 people were without power in the Phoenix area as multiple flash flood warnings were in effect throughout the state. Most of the outages were expected to be fixed around 8:30. The latest estimated restoration time shown was shortly before 11 p.m.