NWS confirms tornado near downtown Phoenix

NWS confirms tornado near downtown Phoenix

PHOENIX (Tucson News Now) - The National Weather Service in Phoenix confirmed that a small landspout tornado formed south of downtown Phoenix on Thursday, Aug. 3.

Video sent to NWS shows a slightly visible funnel cloud, and radar images show minor rotation.

Reports about the location of this funnel placed it over an area southwest of the Interstate 17 and 10 freeway split.

The last time there was a confirmed tornado in Phoenix was Oct. 6, 2015.

MOBILE USERS: Download our Tucson News Now app for Apple and Android devices.

Copyright 2017 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved.