Phoenix-area thunderstorms knock out power for thousands

, The Arizona Republic
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Stormy weather knocked out power for tens of thousands of Valley residents on Thursday evening according to the outage maps of Arizona Public Service and Salt River Project, the two major electricity utilities in the area.

Lightning from the storm also delayed the ASU vs. Southern Utah football game in Tempe.

Arizona State University football posted the following message: “To the fans in attendance, the weather in the area is temporarily delaying the start of the second half. We ask that you leave the stadium and seek shelter.” ASU was leading the game at the half 21-7.

The game resumed about 11:30 p.m. Thursday.

Weather: Thousands still without power throughout Phoenix-area following overnight thunderstorms

The weather service also issued a flash flood warning for Maricopa County through 1 a.m. Friday. Radar and rain gauges indicated between 2 and 3 inches of rain fell across the warned area, the weather service said, adding that flash flooding was ongoing or expected to begin…

, The Arizona Republic

2023-09-01 04:27:38 , "Gold Canyon Arizona" – Vivrr Local ,

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