Students, residents get caught in Valley monsoon
UPDATE: All ramps from I-17 to I-10 at the stack have reopened, according to the ADOT.
UPDATE: Cholla Apartments have been cleared by Tempe Fire Department, according to an ASU advisory alert.
A monsoon has hit the Phoenix Metro area with some areas seeing high power winds and constant lightning Monday night.
The I-17 North and Southbound ramps to I-10 are closed because of heavy rain and a crash, according the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Salt River Project is reporting 20,000 SRP are with power. Arizona Public Service is reporting 35,000 APS are without power as of 9:00 p.m.
There is a gas leak at Cholla Apartments according to an ASU advisory alert.
The ASU Safety Escort Service is closing early due to unsafe driving conditions, according to Tempe USG.
ASU is advising students to call ASU Police at 480-965-3456 if they are currently without power.
ASU students and valley residents who were impacted by the storms and took to twitter to post photos and videos of the storm.
All of the ramps from I-17 to I-10 at the Stack have reopened. #PhxTraffic— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) September 1, 2015
Due to the unsafe driving conditions in & around campus, Safety Escort Service is closing early. In need? Contact ASU PD at 480-965-3456.— USG @ ASU Tempe (@USG_ASU) September 1, 2015
As storm rages in much of Valley, we are working to get a clear picture. At the moment at least 35,000 APS customers are w/o power.— APS (@apsFYI) September 1, 2015
CLOSED: I-17 North and Southbound Ramps to I-10 are closed because of heavy rain and a crash. Plz avoid! #PhxTraffic— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) September 1, 2015
ASU downtown students play in the rain as flooding continues pic.twitter.com/OJh78je9oI— Isabella Castillo (@isabella_m_cast) September 1, 2015
Drivers, heads up! http://t.co/SM60o68ftN— azcentral (@azcentral) September 1, 2015
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