The remnants of a Pacific storm, Hurricane Rosa, are predicted to bring up to 1.5 inches to a wide swath of the state starting on Tuesday. The storm was located about 530 miles southwest of the southern tip of Baja California on Thursday, and was expected to grow in strength to a hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 105 mph, before weakening slightly amd making landfall Tuesday on the north-central section of the Baja Penninsula, according to forecast models from the National Weather Service.

The storm will be a weather-maker across the West, bringing the potential for flooding rains to Phoenix and as far north as Salt Lake City. Winds gusting to 40 mph will accompany the storm. Forecasters say it will be difficult to accurately predict exactly where rain will occurr and how much precipitation an area might receive.
For Navajo and Apache counties, the National Weather Service in Flagstaff is predicting a chance of thunderstorms starting Sunday night, with the highest chance of rain on Tuesday and some rain still possible on Wednesday. Rain chance in Show Low is 50 percent on Tuesday, with a 40 percent chance in Snowflake and a 40 percent chance in Alpine, as of Thursday.