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Heavy Rains Flood Parts of Southwest

The deluge set an all-time record for rainfall in Phoenix and shut down roads in Arizona and Nevada.

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A truck creates a wake as its driver tries to navigate a severely flooded street as heavy rains fall on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in Phoenix, Ariz. Storms that flooded several Phoenix-area freeways and numerous local streets during the Monday morning commute set an all-time record for rainfall in Phoenix in a single day.

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A man watches floodwaters surge under an overpass on Sept. 8, 2014, in Scottsdale, Ariz. The remnants of Hurricane Norbert pushed into the desert Southwest and swamped Arizona on Monday, breaking the previous record for rainfall in a single day in Phoenix.

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A dismayed Nick Kriaris wades through his flooded home after heavy rains caused severe flash flooding on Sept. 8, in Phoenix. His home has flooded three times in the past month, and he had just fixing the damage in his home from the previous two monsoon storm floodings when the storm hit.

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Steven Martinez of Western Towing prepares to lift a vehicle stranded in about two feet of water on Sept. 8, in Phoenix.

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People try to free a car stuck in mud from flooding on Interstate 15 in Moapa, Nev., on Sept. 8. The road is closed in both directions because of the flood damage.

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Receding water surrounds a home in Moapa, Nev., on Sept. 8. Flooding throughout the area damaged homes and roads.

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A car is partially buried in mud on Interstate 15 in Moapa, Nev., on Sept. 8.

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