A monsoon-like storm hit the Maricopa area Thursday with blowing dust and more than an inch of rain, according to local Weather Underground locations.

The storm damaged and knocked over trees all over the community. Electrical power was knocked out in small pockets of Electrical District No. 3’s service area. Water also covered portions of several roadways.

The City of Maricopa announced the availability of a free 24-hour drop-off location for trees that were knocked down during the storm. Residents can haul their trees to 45145 W. Madison Ave., the former City Hall location  through Aug. 16. Call 520-316-6946 for more information.




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