Live Weather Alert!!: Monsoon 2018: Colorado River Tri-State: Latest Information: Thunderstorms approaching area.

Live Weather Alert!!: Monsoon 2018: Colorado River Tri-State: Latest Information: Thunderstorms approaching area.

ZachNews has the latest information regarding thunderstorms approaching the Colorado River Tri-State area on Monday, July 9th, 2018.

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** As of 2:45am PT on Tuesday, July 10th, 2018: (Last Update): **

Weather radar from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 shows storm conditions near Needles, California; Kingman, Arizona; Lake Havasu City, Arizona; and Cal-Nev-Ari, Nevada have dissipated, loss strength and have move out of the area.

** As of 10:57pm PT on Monday, July 9th, 2018: **

The National Weather Service has posted on their official Twitter page that mostly scattered t-storms across much of Clark County, Nevada and Mohave County, Arizona as well as portions of eastern San Bernardino County, California. Expect lightning, gusty winds & possible flooding.

** As of 10:50pm PT on Monday, July 9th, 2018: **

Weather radar from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 shows thunderstorms with moderate to heavy rainfall as well as lightning is spotted east of Kingman, Arizona.

** As of 10:45pm PT on Monday, July 9th, 2018: **

Weather radar from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 shows thunderstorms that were spotted east of Needles, California and south of Yucca, Arizona has loss most strength, but there is still scattered patches of moderate to heavy rainfall as well as lightning.

** As of 10:40pm PT on Monday, July 9th, 2018: **

ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez captured on camera lightning near Needles, California from the passing thunderstorms.

** As of 10:04pm PT on Monday, July 9th, 2018: **

ZachNews was broadcasting live on Facebook reporting on the thunderstorms near Needles, California.

** As of 9:40pm PT on Monday, July 9th, 2018: **

Weather radar from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 shows thunderstorms have been spotted east of Needles, California and south of Yucca, Arizona.

The thunderstorms appear to be moving west.

** As of 8:45pm PT on Monday, July 9th, 2018: **

Weather radar from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 shows thunderstorm system that was from Kingman, Arizona and widen out as the storm system made its way into the Colorado River communities has loss more strength for the most part.

The moderate to heavy rainfall has turned into mostly light rain and light warm breeze over Mohave Valley, Arizona and Needles, California.

But there is still spotted areas of moderate to heavy rainfall, and lightning continues throughout the area, including over Mohave Valley, Arizona and to the north in Needles, California.

** As of 7:56pm PT on Monday, July 9th, 2018: **

ZachNews was broadcasting live on Facebook reporting the storm system near Needles, California.

** As of 7:50pm PT on Monday, July 9th, 2018: **

Drizzle falling in Needles, California and lightning can be seen in Mohave Valley, Arizona.

** As of 7:41pm PT on Monday, July 9th, 2018: **

The National Weather Service has posted on their official Twitter page that a weather and wave buoy on South Lake Mohave reported winds of 39 mph Gusts to 54 mph. Boaters need to take the summer monsoon weather seriously. It could be life or death.

** As of 7:30pm PT on Monday, July 9th, 2018: **

Weather radar from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 shows rain, light rain and some spotted moderate to heavy rain approaching Fort Mohave, Arizona; Mohave Valley, Arizona and Needles, California.

** As of 7:25pm PT on Monday, July 9th, 2018: **

Weather radar from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 shows the thunderstorm is over Lake Mohave.

The large size thunderstorm appears to have broken a part with a system over Lake Mohave and another over Arizona State Route 68 just east of Bullhead City, Arizona.

Both systems still showing moderate to heavy rain falling and lightning.

Please use caution if driving in this area and watch for flooding; do not drive through a flooded roadway.

** As of 7:15pm PT on Monday, July 9th, 2018: **

Weather radar from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 shows the thunderstorm at Lake Mohave.

The large size thunderstorm is to the north and northeast of Bullhead City, Arizona.

** As of 7:05pm PT on Monday, July 9th, 2018: **

Weather radar from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 shows the thunderstorm that over U.S. Route 95 near Cal-Nev-Ari, Nevada is slowly losing strength.

** As of 7:00pm PT on Monday, July 9th, 2018: **

The National Weather Service has posted on their official Twitter page that storms currently across southern Nevada and northern Arizona may congeal into a cluster of storms that could move across northeastern Clark County, Nevada into the Las Vegas, Nevada valley later tonight. Stay alert and continue to follow us for more updates as this scenario evolves.

** As of 6:58pm PT on Monday, July 9th, 2018: **

Weather radar from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 shows the thunderstorm that was near Kingman, Arizona is near Lake Mohave, just northeast of Bullhead City, Arizona.

Please use caution if driving in this area and watch for flooding; do not drive through a flooded roadway.

If on the water, starting moving to shore and get inside out of the thunderstorm. Do not be outside or in the water during a thunderstorm.

** As of 6:45pm PT on Monday, July 9th, 2018: **

Weather radar from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 shows a thunderstorm that has broken a part a bit but still producing moderate to heavy rain fall and lightning over U.S. Route 95 near Cal-Nev-Ari, Nevada.

** As of 6:25pm PT on Monday, July 9th, 2018: **

Weather radar from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 shows a thunderstorm that has popped up just east of U.S. Route 95, southeast of Cal-Nev-Ari, Nevada and northeast of Goffs, California.

The thunderstorm appears to be moving on the weather radar west to southwest.

Please use caution if driving in this area and watch for flooding; do not drive through a flooded roadway.

** As of 6:25pm PT on Monday, July 9th, 2018: **

Weather radar from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 shows that thunderstorm with the Haboob.

The thunderstorm appears to be moving on the weather radar west to southwest.

** As of 6:22pm PT on Monday, July 9th, 2018: **

The National Weather Service has posted on their official Twitter page the Haboob that is moving across central Mohave County, Arizona has moved across Kingman, Arizona is currently moving across portions of U.S. Route 93 near Dolan Springs, Arizona. This wall of dust may make it all the way to Las Vegas, Nevada later this evening shortly after sunset.

Please use caution if driving in the Haboob area. Remember to never stop on a roadway during a dust storm or Haboob. Please safely pull your vehicle off the road as far as possible if you see dust approaching the road. Turn off your vehicle ‘s lights and take your foot off the brake after placing it in park. Stay there until the dust storm has passed.

People in the the path of the Haboob remember to put a mask over your nose and mouth. If you have a respirator or mask designed to filter out small particulates, put it on immediately. Protect your eyes from the dust an protect yourself from flying objects blowing around in the dust storm or Haboob. Look for shelter, get inside and wait out the dust storm or Haboob.

** As of 6:05pm PT on Monday, July 9th, 2018: **

Weather radar from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 shows the thunderstorms that were heading towards the Lake Havasu City, Arizona area have loss strength and is mostly rain, possibly light rain falling.

** As of 6:01pm PT on Monday, July 9th, 2018: **

The National Weather Service has posted on their official Twitter page a visual of the leading edge of a Haboob heading towards Highway 93 near Kingman, AZ. Confirmed zero visibility with this wall of dust moving westward at 40-50MPH. Do NOT attempt to drive through this!

** As of 5:55pm PT on Monday, July 9th, 2018: **

Weather radar from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 shows the thunderstorm that has blowing dust moving near the Kingman, Arizona area.

** As of 5:50pm PT on Monday, July 9th, 2018: **

Weather radar from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 shows the thunderstorms that were heading towards the Lake Havasu City, Arizona area losing strength but still has some spotty moderate to heavy rain fall.

** As of 5:46pm PT on Monday, July 9th, 2018: **

The National Weather Service has posted on their official Twitter page that strong thunderstorms moving moving into Kingman, AZ right now. Gusts up to 50 mph, heavy rain and blowing dust possible.

** As of 5:36pm PT on Monday, July 9th, 2018: **

The National Weather Service has posted on their official Twitter page that Hualapai Valley Observatory north of Kingman, AZ right now! Wow! Dust Storm occurring. Those in the area use caution.

** As of 5:31pm PT on Monday, July 9th, 2018: **

The National Weather Service has posted on their official Twitter page that blowing dust north of Kingman near Valle Vista. If travelling by car, use caution and slow down.

** As of 5:28pm PT on Monday, July 9th, 2018: **

The National Weather Service has posted on their official Twitter page this video of dust moving in from the east towards Lake Havasu.

** As of 5:12pm PT on Monday, July 9th, 2018: **

Weather radar from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 shows thunderstorms heading towards the Lake Havasu City, Arizona area.

The thunderstorms appears to be moving southwest.

The National Weather Service has posted on their official Twitter page that storms moving in from the east across #MohaveCounty will produce strong #winds up to 40-45 MPH. Winds are expected to reach Lake Havasu between 5:40PM-6PM this evening. If driving, keep both hands on the wheel in case of sudden crosswinds.

** More information is still coming into ZachNews. Please check back in soon. **

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