All hail breaks loose: Storm brings rain, hail to parts of Flagstaff

2012-08-17T09:04:00Z All hail breaks loose: Storm brings rain, hail to parts of FlagstaffDAILY SUN STAFF Arizona Daily Sun
August 17, 2012 9:04 am  • 

The National Weather Service in Bellemont reported nearly 1 inch of rain in some parts of Flagstaff Thursday and large hail in some areas.

The Weather Service considered the storm moderate and not greatly dangerous or destructive.

In Flagstaff, hail in half-inch and three-quarter-inch diameters fell in some areas. Shoppers at Sam's Club on Butler Avenue needed help shoveling away the hail in order to move their vehicles.

Some residents reported power went out in Foxglenn and Continental for some time, then returned.

Santa Fe Avenue was flooded, readers reported. Traffic was diverted due to water on Soliere Avenue.

The Schultz burn area uphill of Timberline received little rain and low flows.

The U.S. Forest Service reported a tree fire on Mount Elden caused by lightning that was quickly contained by fire crews.

According to the Weather Service, there's a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms today after 11 a.m. A 30 percent chance of showers persists throughout the weekend.

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