Round 2: Monsoon pummels Lake Pleasant for second day in a row - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Round 2: Monsoon pummels Lake Pleasant for second day in a row

(Source: 3TV/CBS 5) (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
(Source: Maricopa County Parks) (Source: Maricopa County Parks)
(Source: Maricopa County Parks) (Source: Maricopa County Parks)
(3TV/CBS 5) -

A storm hit Lake Pleasant for the second day in a row, causing chaos on the water.

Wind and heavy rain reached the 10-lane boat ramp on the southwest side of the lake just before 5 p.m.

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office deputies on scene told us preliminary reports show nobody is missing and there are at least eight damaged boats, including some that have capsized or sunk.

One of the docks floated away in the storm taking at least three boats with it, including Chris Dipiro's 23-footer.

[WATCH: Lake Pleasant employee talks about storm damage - part 1]

[WATCH: Lake Pleasant employee talks about storm damage - part 2]

"Today was a bad day," he said as he showed the pieces of his boat on the shore and part of the hull floating in the water. "My boat is actually at the bottom of the harbor."

Eileen Hawkins said the moments leading up to getting on land were stressful.

[SLIDESHOW: Lake Pleasant storm damage from Sunday]

"It was like a cluster and everybody was trying to get out," said Eileen Hawkins.

"I’m like we have kids, we gotta get kids outta here. And the next thing you know, the boat ripped off, and I don’t even know where the boat is at this point," she explained.

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