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Monsoon storm knocks out power to thousands in the Valley

Monsoon storm knocks out power to thousands in the Valley
Posted at 8:23 PM, Aug 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-09 12:16:34-04

A monsoon storm that developed Wednesday evening brought dust, wind and heavy rain to parts of the Valley.

RELATED: Check how much rain fell near you here

The storm also knocked out power to thousands of customers.

A total of nearly 60,000 customers were listed without power as of 9 p.m. Wednesday.

By Thursday morning (915 a.m.) APS reported 153 customers were still without power, while SRP reported 4,000 customers were without electricity.

APS says there are 20 poles down across Valley. Most outages are in the Scottsdale, Tempe and Phoenix areas.

Check the latest APS outages here

Check the latest SRP outages here

In north Scottsdale, the storm knocked power lines down on passing vehicles.

APS says any residents who were affected by the power outages in Phoenix can purchase up to 40 pounds of bagged ice or 20 pounds of dry ice to help preserve their perishables. Customers can send their receipts to APS for full reimbursement. When sending your receipt, please including your name and send to:

APS Community Affairs
P.O. Box 53999 
Phoenix, AZ 85072