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ARIZONA, USA – Hillary’s tropical humidity continues to prepare us for scattered showers and thunderstorms through Monday in Arizona.
A flood watch continues in western Arizona through Monday afternoon.
>> Full forecast: Hurricane Hillary is now a Category 4 hurricane, and we’re going to feel it
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Follow the live updates below:
6:45 PM: Wind and cold affect Cave Creek, carefree
6:30 pm: Wind and hail impact Casa Grande, Maricopa and Queen Creek.
5:45 pm A strong storm is moving toward Apache Junction and East Mesa.
5PM: A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for Roosevelt
4:30 pm A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of Coconino County.
4 pm: Storms are moving north into the valley but will likely stay to the east
8:10 PM: Hillary-related winds blowing across the valley have begun to weaken, according to the National Weather Service. Wind warnings remain in effect.
7 pm: The storm is moving northwest over parts of Gila County.
5:20 PM: APS reported 3,900 power outages in Yuma.
4:30 PM: Yuma and Imperial counties are seeing sustained winds of 60 mph, according to the National Weather Service.
3 pm: California is seeing bands of heavy rain moving across the southeastern part of the state
2:55 PM: California roads are experiencing hazardous conditions.
12:45 PM: The National Weather Service reported strong winds of more than 60 mph in the Yuma area.
12:15 PM: The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office says an evacuation order has been issued for the Temple Bar Willow Beach area of Lake Mead National Recreation Area due to flood risk. The National Park Service closed area recreation facilities Saturday afternoon due to severe weather resulting from Hurricane Hillary.
12:00: The southwest side of Arizona faces a slight risk of damaging winds today.
7 am: More than 170 flights scheduled for Sunday were canceled at Sky Harbor International Airport. Many of these trips included destinations to Southern California.
Sunday 5:30 am: Scattered rain showers move across southern and central Arizona.
5 p.m.: A look at Hillary from the National Hurricane Center on Saturday afternoon.
4:30 PM: Lake Mead National Recreation Area will be closed until at least Monday due to Hillary. Authorities said the park had already experienced multiple power and utility outages before the storm arrived.
4 pm: The National Weather Service said wind gusts would increase on Sunday due to Hillary’s passage.
3:03 PM: The National Weather Service warns that flooding is likely to increase Sunday as Hillary moves.
3 pm: Joshua Tree National Park is closed due to Hurricane Hillary.
1 pm: The NWS office in Tucson launches special weather balloons to improve model forecasts as Hurricane Hillary reaches the Southwest.
12:30 pm: Here’s how much precipitation hit Gila Bend and other parts of Maricopa County this morning, according to data compiled by the Flood Control District.
11 am: Rainstorms around Gila Bend are beginning to weaken but there is still some activity in the La Paz County area.
10 am: The National Hurricane Center said preparations for flood impacts should be made today in the southwest region before rain actually begins.
7:45 AM: Storms are gathering around the Gila Bend area. A flash flood warning is in effect for the southern and western parts of Arizona.
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