After a day of storms yesterday, more rain continues to fall. We have already received .55" of rain at the airport. That is almost as much rain that we received all summer during the monsoon.
Round two is bringing another round of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. Temperatures will stay cool with highs in the 60s and breezy southerly winds. There is a Flash Flood Watch for Metro Phoenix until 11 p.m. tonight.
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In the high country, rain is expected today with snow levels falling to 6500 feet by this evening. Snow this evening and tomorrow could total 4-8 inches in spots like Flagstaff, with up to a foot or more in the White Mountains. In fact the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning above 7,000 feet thru 11 pm Thursday.
[HOW MUCH: Check latest rainfall totals here]
All the wet weather and heavy traffic can cause potholes in some areas, DPS said. Crews were at I-17 and Pioneer Road making initial repairs.
There is also Winter Weather Advisories are in effect along the Mogollon Rim from 5 p.m. tonight through 7 p.m. Thursday.
The sun returns Friday with highs in the mid 60's, and the sun will stick around thru the weekend as well.