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East side of Phoenix hit by monsoon storm overnight

Sep 10, 2022, 9:29 AM

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PHOENIX — Rain fell Friday afternoon and continued through the night in parts of the East Valley as Phoenix’s monsoon season continued.

After rain hit much of the West side of the Valley Friday afternoon, as from north as New River all the way south to Queen Creek received rain overnight on the east side of town, according to the Flood Control District of Maricopa County.

The rain stemming from Hurricane Kay off of Mexico’s coast left one-fifth of an inch of rain near New River, while Paradise Valley saw .3 inches.

Scottsdale saw the most overnight with .31 inches, with parts of Mesa getting up to .24 inches.

Rain is most likely to hit northern Arizona for the rest of the day, with Phoenix showing a low possibility of showers for the rest of the weekend, according to NWS,

State Route 238 is still closed as of Saturday morning between Gila Bend and State Route 347 in Maricopa due to flooding in the area.

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East side of Phoenix hit by monsoon storm overnight