Heavy Rains Prompt Flood Warnings in Metro Phoenix Area

Flash-flood warnings were issued in the Phoenix metropolitan area on Wednesday, September 21, as the National Weather Service (NWS) forecasted “numerous showers and thunderstorms” in Yuma, Maricopa, and Pinal counties.

Footage posted by police in Buckeye, located east of Phoenix in Maricopa County, shows heavy rain drenching the area. Police urged Buckeye residents to drive safely and slowly in wet weather. Credit: Buckeye AZ Police Department via Storyful

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