Rain sets records, engulfs cars in Phoenix

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Rain sets records, engulfs cars in Phoenix

Monday’s total rainfall eclipses summer average
Water washes over a car after the driver was rescued by members of Northwest Fire District north of Tucson, Ariz., on Monday. The Phoenix and Tucson metro areas were hit by heavy rain, causing flooding and damage. More than 3 inches of rain closed parts of several Phoenix freeways. In Tucson, the National Weather Service recorded nearly 2 inches of rain.
Cars are underwater at 43rd Avenue and Interstate 10 in the westbound lanes in Phoenix on Monday. Heavy storms pounded the Phoenix area early Monday, flooding major freeways, prompting several water rescues and setting an all-time single-day record for rainfall in the desert city.

Rain sets records, engulfs cars in Phoenix

Water washes over a car after the driver was rescued by members of Northwest Fire District north of Tucson, Ariz., on Monday. The Phoenix and Tucson metro areas were hit by heavy rain, causing flooding and damage. More than 3 inches of rain closed parts of several Phoenix freeways. In Tucson, the National Weather Service recorded nearly 2 inches of rain.
Cars are underwater at 43rd Avenue and Interstate 10 in the westbound lanes in Phoenix on Monday. Heavy storms pounded the Phoenix area early Monday, flooding major freeways, prompting several water rescues and setting an all-time single-day record for rainfall in the desert city.
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