[VIDEO] MAJOR Flooding In Arizona Breaks 100 Year Record Leaving Wake Of Total Destruction


(UPDATED 1 p.m.) Friday’s rain in Tucson broke the daily rainfall total set more than 100 years ago.

The National Weather Service said .82 of an inch of rain was recorded at the Tucson airport. That broke the rainfall total for the date, which was .71 set in 1898.

Some areas of  Tucson saw more than 2 inches of rain today. The deluge flood streets, stranded motorists and temporarily shut down street car operations.

The Sun Link street car has resumed service, according to a tweet.



Here are some rain totals from Pima County Regional Flood Control District (six hour totals at noon):

2.17 inches — Alamo Wash and Glenn Street.

1.46 inches — Sabino Canyon Road and the Tanque Verde Wash

1.26 inches — Tanque Verde Road and the Tanque Verde Wash

1.54 inches — Valencia Road at the Pima Air and Space Museum.

 A storm moving to the northeast has swamped parts of the metro area in the last several hours.

The NWS has issued a flash flood warning for the Tucson metro area.

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