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Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 52 kts.
State ARIZONA
County/Area GILA
WFO PSR
Report Source Trained Spotter
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-07-21 16:15:00.0 MST-7
Begin Location 3ESE ROOSEVELT GRPVN ARPT
Begin Lat/Lon 33.62/-111
End Date 2012-07-21 16:15:00.0 MST-7
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 5.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Scattered thunderstorms develooped across the higher terrain of southeastern Arizona during the afternoon hours on July 21st. The storms then moved towards the northwest and into south central Arizona, including the greater Phoenix area, during the late afternoon and early evening. Some of the stronger thunderstorms produced strong, gusty and damaging outflow winds, in addition to locally heavy rainfall. Significant flash flooding did not occur, but urban flooding of streets and washes was observed.
Event Narrative Scattered thunderstorms moved through south central Arizona during the afternoon hours on July 21st, and some of them produced gusty and damaging microburst winds. According to a trained weather spotter 6 miles east of the Tonto National Monument, at 415 pm thunderstorm winds estimated at 60 mph uprooted a 20 inch diameter Mulberry tree. In addition, the strong winds tore metal off of a storage shed and ripped some shingles off of a nearby roof.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 19.00K 0.00K
ROOSEVELT GRPVN ARPT GILA CO. AZ 07/21/2012 16:15 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
APACHE JCT PINAL CO. AZ 07/21/2012 17:00 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 35 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
WEST CHANDLER MARICOPA CO. AZ 07/21/2012 17:11 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BUCKHORN MARICOPA CO. AZ 07/21/2012 17:45 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
(CHD)WILLIAMS AFB MARICOPA CO. AZ 07/21/2012 17:55 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PHOENIX DEER VLY ARP MARICOPA CO. AZ 07/21/2012 19:10 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
PHOENIX DEER VLY ARP MARICOPA CO. AZ 07/21/2012 19:30 MST-7 Heavy Rain 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 19.00K 0.00K