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Storm brings more snow and rain as unusual May weather continues in Arizona

•, The Associated Press

That trend continued as a storm moved through the state Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

Widespread rain began falling in the Phoenix area around midnight. Amounts are light, generally between a few hundreds to a tenth of an inch, but it was enough to slick the Valley roads ahead of the morning commute.

According to the National Weather Service, Sky Harbor picked up .06" of rain from the early morning showers.

The storm, at least in the Valley, tapered down by 5 a.m. with skies gradually clearing after sunrise.

The storm will help keep the Valley with below average temperatures with a high of 78 degrees, 19 degrees below normal.

The National Weather Service says the heaviest snow is expected from late Wednesday night through early Thursday morning in Flagstaff and other elevations above 6,500 feet, while the Arizona Department of Transportation says "challenging driving conditions" are likely during the Thursday morning commute.