- Associated Press - Friday, August 28, 2015

PHOENIX (AP) - Metropolitan Phoenix is picking up the pieces the morning after thunderstorms knocked down trees and utility poles.

Crews were working Friday morning in various suburbs to restore power to thousands of residents as well as replace power poles.

Arizona Public Service says only about 225 customers remain without service, down from 10,500 during Thursday afternoon’s storm.

Workers in Tempe and east Phoenix are clearing trees and debris from roads.

Residents at a northern Phoenix mobile home park are also cleaning up after dust storms tore through awnings and sheds.

According to the National Weather Service, Tempe saw the most rain with 0.79 inches. Suburbs west of Phoenix saw as much as 0.87 inches.

They say there is a slight chance of thunderstorms Friday afternoon but nothing as intense as Thursday.

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