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First Alert Weather: Microbursts, Haboobs and Earthquakes

Desert Southwest hit with a myriad of different storm activity

YUMA, Ariz. ( KYMA, KECY-TV ) - The Desert Southwest saw its share of violent weather on Wednesday evening. Around 5:30 p.m. a microburst swept through eastern Yuma County, severe thunderstorm warning were in effect for easter Yuma County and southern La Paz County until 7:00 p.m.

Winds ripped through the area peeling roofs off houses, twisting street signs off the top of stop signs and leaving many people in Tacna and beyond without power. Temperatures will start to decline to below average temperature

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Scott Gross

Scott Gross joins the KYMA team as the CBS 13 sports director and weather forecaster. Scott comes to the Desert Southwest all the way from Alaska where he covered the military and education beats for KTVA-TV & KTUU-TV.

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