Mesa Family's Home Destroyed By Tree During Monsoon

By Lauren Gilger
Published: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 1:17pm
Updated: Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 8:18am

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The monsoon storms hit the Valley hard this week. On Monday, the National Weather Service reported winds of 50 miles per hour along with nearly 2 inches of rain — and tens of thousands of residents lost power.

For a lot of us, the wet weather is a welcome reprieve from the summer heat. But for some, these storms can be devastating.

Tia Oso’s family lost their Mesa home of 75 years during Monday’s storm when a 150-foot-tall tree fell on top of it. Her mother and two other family members were inside at the time, and though no one was seriously injured, the house may be a total loss.

The Show spoke with Oso when she was at the hospital with her mother to find out what happened and how they're dealing with the situation.

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