ARIZONA WEATHER NEWS

Storm rolls in as rain hits the Valley on New Year’s Eve

Dec 31, 2021, 4:01 PM | Updated: 7:12 pm

(ADOT Traffic Camera Photo)...

(ADOT Traffic Camera Photo)

(ADOT Traffic Camera Photo)

PHOENIX– Metro Phoenix will finish the calendar year with a wet New Year’s Eve as a storm drops rain in parts of the Valley on Friday.

As of 7:15 p.m., parts of the East Valley had already received up to .59 inches of rain, according to Maricopa County Flood Control District rain gauges.

Gilbert and Apache Junction have received .2 inches, while parts of Mesa and Gilbert received .08.

Downtown Phoenix, Scottsdale and much of the West Valley have yet to receive much precipitation with parts of North Scottsdale getting .04 inches, but are projected to get more rain later.

Rain is expected to continue into the evening with a 60% chance of precipitation through the evening hours.

Meanwhile, Flagstaff residents could see heavy snowfall as 4 inches are projected before the New Year’s ball drop, according to the National Weather Service.

The Valley continues to see wet holidays following rain on Christmas Eve when a daily record of 1 inch was observed.

The current forecast calls for the storms to move out by Saturday.

77° | 56°
72° and mostly cloudy

Arizona Weather News

Chart showing the forecast high and low temperatures for Phoenix for Feb. 16-22, 2024...

Kevin Stone

80 degrees? Phoenix could reach mark over Presidents Day weekend

The Valley could soon see 80 degrees for the first time this year as temperatures warm up through a tranquil and sunny holiday weekend.

10 days ago

Water flows from the Bartlett Dam west of metro Phoenix in March 2023....

Kevin Stone

Second consecutive wet winter is a big win for Valley’s water supply

Arizona’s second consecutive wet winter is big win for the Valley’s water supply, as SRP reservoirs near capacity.

12 days ago

Ryan McMillan, unloads snow from a truck bed in Bellemont, Arizona, on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2024. Stor...

Danny Shapiro

Most highway closures lifted but northern Arizona bracing for another round of winter weather

The highways in northern Arizona were mostly reopened Friday after the region was pummeled by winter weather this week, but another round of disruptive storms was expected heading into the weekend.

17 days ago

The 16th hole of the TPC Scottsdale Stadium Course can be seen on Friday morning, Feb. 9, 2024, the...

Kevin Stone

No daytime rain in Friday forecast, but weather not done impacting WM Phoenix Open

While there isn't any rain expected during Friday's daylight hours, the weather disrupted WM Phoenix Open activities for a third consecutive day.

17 days ago

Snow blankets Interstate 40 and the surrounding area near Seligman in northern Arizona on Thursday,...

KTAR.com

Winter weather creates hazardous driving conditions in northern Arizona

Multiple highways were closed in northern Arizona on Thursday as winter weather created hazardous driving conditions for a second consecutive day.

18 days ago

File photo of a scenic view of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport....

KTAR.com

Cloudy conditions delay flights at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

Many flights were delayed Thursday at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport because of cloudy conditions near the ground.

18 days ago

Sponsored Articles

...

Fiesta Bowl Foundation

The 51st annual Vrbo Fiesta Bowl Parade is excitingly upon us

The 51st annual Vrbo Fiesta Bowl Parade presented by Lerner & Rowe is upon us! The attraction honors Arizona and the history of the game.

(KTAR News Graphic)...

Boys & Girls Clubs

KTAR launches online holiday auction benefitting Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley

KTAR is teaming up with The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley for a holiday auction benefitting thousands of Valley kids.

...

Canvas Annuity

Interest rates may have peaked. Should you buy a CD, high-yield savings account, or a fixed annuity?

Interest rates are the highest they’ve been in decades, and it looks like the Fed has paused hikes. This may be the best time to lock in rates for long-term, low-risk financial products like fixed annuities.

Storm rolls in as rain hits the Valley on New Year’s Eve