PHOENIX — Another day of rain in the Phoenix area is providing some relief
to the recent hot temperatures, but authorities are urging travelers to be
Widespread rain was reported over the Valley on Sunday morning, leading to a
string of traffic crashes on water-logged streets.
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Maricopa County
as well as other parts of central and northern Arizona through Sunday evening.
Forecasters said ample monsoon moisture is expected to lead to more showers and
thunderstorm activity in central Arizona through Tuesday. They said more heavy
rainfall and some flooding is possible, but high temperatures are expected to
stay well below normal.