Thousands without power as monsoon storms hit Phoenix Sunday evening

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – A strong line of storms is rolling through parts of Pinal and Maricopa Counties Sunday night. Lightning, wind, dust, and heavy rain are all expected for communities in the storm’s path.

SRP reported nearly 42,000 customers lost power just after 8:30 pm as the bulk of the latest monsoon storm hit the valley. Other utilities also reported wide outages, including the City of Mesa, which reported just over 3,200 customers without power, and APS reported around 1,300 without power in the Phoenix metro area.

Please be cautious if you have to travel tonight. Due to the storms they are several intersections in the city with down street lights, power lines, etc. try to stay inside if possible.

— Mesa Police Dept. (@MesaPD) July 18, 2022

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