Monsoon storms are here and storm chances are sticking around in Arizona this week!
High pressure has shifted slightly to the west, allowing for monsoon moisture to increase across our state. A few disturbances will also wrap around that area of high pressure, enhancing the storm potential.
Wednesday looks to be the best day for storms in the Valley and across Arizona with wet weather already pushing in Wednesday morning.
Storms could continue throughout the Wednesday morning commute.
Storms will be capable of producing damaging winds above 60 mph, blowing dust, hail and heavy rainfall.
A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for most of Arizona, including the Phoenix metro into Wednesday.
We could pick up anywhere from a quarter to three-quarters of an inch of rain around the Valley. Higher amounts are possible along the Mogollon Rim and the higher terrain in our state.
The flash flood risk will be especially high around our state's wildfire burn scars.
Remember, "Turn Around, Don't Drown" and avoid driving through any flooded roadways.
Storm chances will wind down toward the end of the week, but they won't clear out completely.
There is a daily threat for storms across the high country and the Valley each day through the weekend.