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VIDEO: Microburst drops rain all at once

Posted at 10:00 AM, Aug 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-11 12:37:53-04

Some pretty extreme weather happens during monsoon season in the Desert Southwest.

Thunderstorms rumbled across Arizona, and a weather camera near Phoenix captured a microburst in action.

Microbursts occur when a thunderstorm suddenly collapses, dropping copious amounts of rain and sometimes causing wind damage.