Valley Navajos may have a wet Fourth of July
By: NP staff | July 3
Storms creep into the Valley- when it rain, it pours…
PHOENIX - On Wednesday, Valley residence may see thunderstorms cast over the fire works show, according to the National Weather Service. On Tuesday, meteorologist expect the Valley to see a 40 percent chance of rain, that perks up to 50 percent by Wednesday.
The Navajo Nation saw rain in small parts of the communities, dirt roads can become muddy even just a few hours of rain. Many members of the Tribe attend ASU or other local community colleges, making the change of plans for out of ‘towners’ may be the case for some who are visiting Phoenix.
Last year, residence only saw rain on July 11- “I hope this doesn’t ruin my fourth of July” said Anita Tso, an ASU student. Expert say, it’s best to stay in doors especially if the lightening start crashing and cracking its whip around, which can become dangerous.
Expect the unexpected, if your planning a cook out- plan on having it in doors.