Residents of Eloy,
Ariz. are cleaning up this
morning after a heavy thunderstorm dumped a lot of rain on the town in a short
period of time Monday afternoon. David Lader of the National Weather Service in
the storm hit with very little warning.
“We had a complex of thunderstorms develop over
County that moved across
the Interstate-10 corridor,” Lader said. “It’s resulted in heavy rainfall with
about one to one-and-a-half inches of rain in about an hour or a little bit
Overall, the Weather Service says storms dropped nearly
three inches of rain on parts of Eloy on Monday. That left muddy roads and
standing water on some streets in the town, about 60 miles southwest of Phoenix.