PHOENIX — Several flights at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport are seeing delays after monsoon thunderstorms barreled through the Valley Thursday morning.
Workers with Southwest Airlines confirmed to ABC15 that a lightning strike hit a generator, taking their server down.
UPDATE: Southwest Airlines worker tells me a lightning bolt during the storm hit their generator, causing their server to go down. Still no ETA on when it will be fixed. @PHXSkyHarbor @abc15 pic.twitter.com/8xu7WbGpYX— Ashley Paredez (@AshleyOnABC15) August 4, 2022
A total of 93 flights at Sky Harbor are currently delayed or cancelled, per Sky Harbor's website as of 7:45 a.m. It is unclear if these delays are a direct result of the server outage.
As of 8 a.m., officials with Southwest Airlines say that they have restored connectivity and encourage those flying through Phoenix to check their flight status.
The storms have dumped more than a half inch of rain Thursday morning at Sky Harbor.