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Rain showers hit northern, western Arizona

PHOENIX — Arizonans woke up to cloudy weather in the Phoenix area, and rain showers to the west and north of the Valley.

According to the National Weather Service, chances of wet weather hitting Phoenix could increase in the evening with chances of isolated thunderstorms also possible.

There is a 15 percent chance of rain in the Valley for most of the day, with the exception of the 5 to 6 o’clock hours, when the skies are expected to briefly clear up, according to

Storms with lightning and gusty winds hit an area south of Globe in the late afternoon.

At Sky Harbor airport, the low for Sunday through was 61 degrees, one degree lower than the record high for the day’s low temperature.

The National Weather Service predicted 0.24 inches of precipitation in Prescott, 0.32 inches in Sedona, 0.36 inches in Flagstaff and up to 0.41 at the north rim of the Grand Canyon from 5 a.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday. The Arizona Department of Transportation warned to be careful on wet roads and to be alert when crossing creeks and washes.

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