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A driver tries to navigate a severely flooded street in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has declared a state of emergency after record-breaking rainfall deluged parts of Phoenix today, reports The Los Angeles Times, and more rain may be on the way. A flash flood watch is in effect for much of central Arizona, including the greater Phoenix area, until 5 p.m. Monday.

Phoenix set a record for the most rainfall in a single day with about 3 inches as of 7 a.m., according to the National Weather Service. The old record of 2.91 inches was set in 1933. Today’s rainfall alone totaled more than the 2.71 inches the Phoenix area gets during a typical three-month monsoon season.

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