Chances of light rain in Phoenix on Tuesday, followed by higher than normal temps
PHOENIX — A weather system passing the Valley may bring chances of light rain and showers on Tuesday, officials said.
The National Weather Service in Phoenix forecasted the system has a 10% chance of measuring .10 inches or more, as rainfall amounts will be very light.
Following Tuesday’s light showers will be dry conditions with slightly above normal temperatures, NWS said.
A weak weather system moving across the area on Tuesday may deliver a few sprinkles/light showers. Otherwise, dry conditions along with slightly above normal temperatures can be expected through the end of the week. #azwx #cawx pic.twitter.com/KubxCfgNC5
— NWS Phoenix (@NWSPhoenix) January 17, 2022
Tuesday’s high is predicted to reach 68 degrees, followed by a high of 70 degrees on Wednesday and 73 degrees on Thursday.
The last time Phoenix saw rainfall was on New Year’s Eve when areas in the East Valley saw up to .59 inches of rain and other parts saw .2 inches.
Parts of Flagstaff are expected to see light rain and snow showers on Tuesday, NWS said.
Northern AZ is looking at mainly fair weather this week but a weak storm system from off the California coast will provide us with a chance of light showers on Tuesday. Not much but the way January has been going, we'll take what we can get. #azwx pic.twitter.com/wWdwG7UlaY
— NWS Flagstaff (@NWSFlagstaff) January 16, 2022