Storm leaves behind extensive damage in Tempe

TEMPE, AZ - As storms moved across the Valley Sunday, one area was hit especially hard.

The Arizona Department of Transportation shut down a portion of the Loop 101 Price Freeway after a Cox cable line fell across the roadway near University Drive in Tempe.

That left cars parked on the freeway between Loop 202 Red Mountain Freeway and U.S. 60.

ADOT announced early Monday that Loop 101 has reopened in both directions.

Good Monday morning. L-101 Price is OPEN in both directions. Frontage road is closed in both directions, University to Rio Salado.

— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) August 4, 2014

Several ABC15 viewers sent in photos of trees down and other damage in the area of Price Road and University Drive.

In one a car was trapped under a carport after a tree fell on the structure.

At one apartment complex, a giant pine tree was pulled out by the roots and fell into the community pool.

In another photo, a tree fell onto the street in front of a home in Tempe.

The storm is also blamed for damaging an animal hospital in Tempe, near Broadway and Price roads.

The entire roof was blown to the ground at the VCA Tri City Animal Hospital. Luckily none of the five animals being boarded inside were hurt.

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