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Record amount of rainfall floods Phoenix as Hurricane Norbert remnants soak Southwest
Description: The remnants of Hurricane Norbert pushed into the desert Southwest and swamped Phoenix with record rainfall for a single day, turning freeways into small lakes and sending rescuers scrambling to get drivers out of inundated cars. At least two people died in the flooding, including a woman who was swept away in her car by rushing water and became trapped against a bridge. In addition, a 76-year-old woman drowned in floodwaters. [Source: Fox News]
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Source: Fox News
Publish Date: 9/9/2014
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