The Latest: Western Arizona highway reopens after closure
QUARTZSITE, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on Arizona weather (all times local):
A section of U.S. 95 in western Arizona that was closed Saturday morning because of storm runoff flowing through washes over the highway has reopened.
The closure was 20 miles (32 kilometers) south of Quartzsite.
The Talking Stick Resort and Casino on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community near Scottsdale was evacuated early Saturday after flooding knocked out power as storms swept through metro Phoenix.
Salt River Police Detective Joe Orozco said guests and workers were evacuated at about 2 a.m. for their safety.
Guests were shuttled to a nearby parking lot and a police substation/
The resort began allowing people to re-enter around 8 a.m. to get their personal items.
A section of U.S. 95 in western Arizona was closed Saturday morning because of storm runoff flowing through washes across the north-south highway.
The Arizona Department of Transportation says the closure is about 20 miles (32 kilometers) south of Quartzsite and that there’s no estimated time to reopen the highway.