Officials with Salt River Project say they’re handling numerous power outages throughout the Valley Friday night. According to SRP’s power failure page, there are power outages in various neighborhoods within the Valley, from Glendale to Apache Junction, Queen Creek, and San Tan Valley. Parts of Chandler Heights also are affected. SRP officials say for a few neighborhoods, power might be restored as late as 3:00 a.m. Saturday.
APS officials also are reporting power outages within the Phoenix area, also as in Casa Grande. On Friday night, officials with the National Weather Service in Phoenix issued a variety of severe weather warnings for parts of the East Valley, including a Severe Thunderstorm Warning and a duster Warning. Those warnings have expired. A Dust Advisory was also issued for parts of the West Valley, and a duster Warning was issued for Casa Grande, Gila Bend, and Maricopa. FOX 10 viewer Taylor Wright sent us a photograph that shows a wall of dust within the Gilbert area.