National Weather Service: Landspout tornado reported south of downtown Phoenix

Posted at 8:06 PM, Aug 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-04 13:42:02-04

Sweeping rains and heavy winds across the Valley Thursday evening led to a brief landspout tornado south of downtown Phoenix, according to the National Weather Service. 

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The National Weather Service says they have video evidence of a small rotation around 5 p.m. Images taken from radar also corroborates the findings. 

A tornado was last reported in the Valley on Oct. 6, 2015, near Goodyear, the NWS Phoenix said. 

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