Get ready for more rain!
We're in ABC15 Weather Action mode through Friday as a Pacific storm sends multiple rounds of rain through our state.
We are tracking the latest information you need to know around the Phoenix metro area and around the state.
March 13, 2020:
Rain Update:— Iris Hermosillo (@IrisABC15) March 13, 2020
We've picked up more than an inch and a half of rain at Phoenix Sky Harbor this week!
Parts of the Valley are up to 2+ inches for the week so far.
Storms are possible again today, so stay alert. #abc15wx #azwx pic.twitter.com/pCsEL2VHP9
PHOENIX:— Iris Hermosillo (@IrisABC15) March 13, 2020
Valley rain chances remain in the "likely" range today.
Here's a snapshot of Futurecast showing what the radar could look like throughout the day. Notice scattered storms thru the afternoon and early evening.
We'll begin drying out tonight. #abc15wx #azwx pic.twitter.com/yx4mtJ52cm
March 12, 2020:
CLOSED -SR 238 from MP 7 to MP 24 due to flooding. #phxtraffic— MCDOT News (@MCDOTNews) March 12, 2020
A long line of training storms are moving N/NE into portions of Phoenix including metro Phx, Laveen, Ahwatukee. Repeat rounds of moderate/heavy rain could lead to flooding in area washes and roadways over the next few hours #azwxhttps://t.co/k2pFKrrCKT pic.twitter.com/0LTo3BX1dS— The Flood Control District of Maricopa County (@FCDFloodInfo) March 12, 2020
First bolts of the afternoon in the #Phoenix Metro.— Jorge Torres (@JorgeTWeather) March 12, 2020
Storm rolling off the Estrellas moving NE.
If you'r near South Mountain and Ahwatukee, this is coming your way. @abc15 @azwx pic.twitter.com/OAKpqCwlAM
The National Weather Service in Phoenix has Issued an Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Maricopa County in South Central Arizona. https://t.co/CprI6Fzi42 #azwx #cawx pic.twitter.com/3X9wNQnxh3— NWS Phoenix (@NWSPhoenix) March 12, 2020
Get ready - more rain moving into the Valley at 6 a.m.— Iris Hermosillo (@IrisABC15) March 12, 2020
It's going to be a wet drive into work for some, with even more rain and thunderstorms expected throughout the day and tonight. #abc15wx #azwx pic.twitter.com/oovEm34WAD
Get ready for another round of rain!— Iris Hermosillo (@IrisABC15) March 12, 2020
Rain and thunderstorms will develop throughout the day today. Storms could produce heavy downpours that could quickly lead to flash flooding. Flash Flood Watch in effect thru Friday.
Hail possible, too.
Stay weather aware! #abc15wx #azwx pic.twitter.com/ff82AhWuD0
March 11, 2020:
While most shower activity has tapered off tonight, we still got some decent downpours along the 101 from Surprise to Goodyear and along I-10 near Buckeye.— Jorge Torres (@JorgeTWeather) March 12, 2020
Watch out for slick roads and ponding. @abc15 #azwx pic.twitter.com/jUrrg7vZy6
4pm: Good news for the afternoon commute is most of the rain has lifted out of the area. Bad news: roads are still wet and commuters will need to exercise more caution driving today. Otherwise, a few isolated showers are still possible through this evening pic.twitter.com/DaWaCz4Q2C— NWS Phoenix (@NWSPhoenix) March 11, 2020
A friendly reminder to double-check with the ballparks for any game cancellations or rain delays today. 🌦— Cactus League (@cactusleagueaz) March 11, 2020
RAINFALL UPDATE:— Iris Hermosillo (@IrisABC15) March 11, 2020
These numbers are changing quickly as rain continues, but several Valley cities are approaching an inch of rain. This takes into account Tuesday's rain, too.
We're up to 0.58" at PHX Sky Harbor.
0.30" of that has fallen since midnight. #abc15wx #azwx pic.twitter.com/1byDldIl3v
TONTO CREEK:— Iris Hermosillo (@IrisABC15) March 11, 2020
Water levels rising in the Tonto Creek Basin. The area will be inundated by this afternoon.
A Flood Warning is now in effect for that area until Monday (yes, next week).
Even more rain on the way now, Thu & Fri.
"Turn Around, Don't Drown"#abc15wx #azwx pic.twitter.com/1EbEG0HpOP
A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for central AZ and along the Colorado River beginning 11 AM Thu and lasting thru midday Fri. Numerous showers and storms will produce heavy rains. This will lead to high flash flood potential with rapid runoff into creeks & washes. #azwx #cawx pic.twitter.com/RtXVhAhUWD— NWS Phoenix (@NWSPhoenix) March 11, 2020
Rainfall update:— Iris Hermosillo (@IrisABC15) March 11, 2020
Sky Harbor is up to 0.31" of rain so far this week, with the bulk of it falling Tuesday evening.
Much more is on the way, especially Thursday - Friday.
Your #MostAccurateForecast is on @abc15 this morning.#abc15wx #azwx pic.twitter.com/jgJsDjgTXm
How much rain has fallen in YOUR area? Check rainfall totals here.
555pm: Radar update. 1) Starting to see some breaks in SE CA, 2) Solid shield of light-mdt rain through all of SW AZ, 3) Rain now encroaching on W Valley of #Phoenix reaching the cntrl part of town at 7 pm, and East Valley by 8 pm. Amounts mostly in a 1/4-1/2 inch range. pic.twitter.com/DDeTxbu0Dd— NWS Phoenix (@NWSPhoenix) March 11, 2020
Now extending our ABC15 Weather Action Days through Friday.— Amber Sullins (@AmberSullins) March 10, 2020
Heaviest rainfall will come Thursday evening through Friday morning. We could see thunderstorms in the mix, too.
1-2" of rain expected throughout the week in the #Phoenix metro area.#abc15wx #azwx pic.twitter.com/rjdguMe3yY
Today's high in #Phoenix was 79°. The bigger news is our new Flood Watch issued for the Tonto Creek area. Tonto Basin residents heads up because this watch may be upgraded tomorrow. #TurnAroundDontDrown. #AZWX pic.twitter.com/KXGw1OYjzm— NWS Phoenix (@NWSPhoenix) March 10, 2020
Rain chances now up to 80% across the Valley Tue and Wed!— Amber Sullins (@AmberSullins) March 10, 2020
Wet and slow moving storm coming in from the Pacific will keep rain chances going through the end of the week.
1-2" of rain expected in the #Phoenix metro area. #abc15wx #azwx pic.twitter.com/APr4wDHmRp
Busy week ahead in the Weather Center with rain chances cranking up through Friday!— Jorge Torres (@JorgeTWeather) March 10, 2020
Keep the 🌂 handy, watch out for slick roads, and look for probable Spring Training rainouts ⚾️. @abc15 #azwx pic.twitter.com/wUJoYzNdeF