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Isolated showers move through metro Phoenix, surprising morning commuters

May 16, 2024, 8:00 AM | Updated: 8:09 am

Raindrops can be seen through the windshield of a car. Rain fell on commuters in some areas of metr...

Rain fell on commuters in some areas of metro Phoenix on Thursday morning, May 16, 2024. (KTAR News Photo)

(KTAR News Photo)

PHOENIX – Some commuters got a surprise on their way to work Thursday morning when isolated showers moved through metro Phoenix.

However, the scattered rainfall was just a blip in an otherwise hot and dry forecast.

There wasn’t any measurable rain at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, which the National Weather Service used for the city’s official readings. April 1 was the last time rain was recorded at the airport.

Temperatures are expected to reach the middle to upper 90s on Thursday before climbing to around 100 degrees over the weekend.

The forecast calls for overnight lows in the lower 70s for the coming days as the seasonal heat starts to take hold in the Valley.

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Isolated showers move through metro Phoenix, surprising morning commuters