Monsoon 2013

Aug 21, 2012 7:24 PM by Jeff Beamish

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for downtown Tucson

TUCSON - The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for east central Pima County until 5 PM. This includes downtown Tucson and Saguaro National Park West.

Radar at 4:20 PM indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of damaging microburst winds, torrential rain and small hail moving north at 10 MPH.

News 4 Tucson's Lupita Murillo confirmed pea-sized hail falling at I-19 & Valencia around 4:10 PM today. Click the video above to see the Monsoon fury from her vantage point.

A Flood Advisory has been issued for the Tucson metro as well, in effect until 6:30 PM. Another Flood Advisory remains in effect for eastern Pima County until 5:45 PM, including Sahuarita and Vail.

Stay with News 4 Tucson & for the latest severe weather updates.


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