Monsoon Rainfall Floods Desert in Phoenix, Arizona

Heavy rainfall brought flash flooding to desert areas near Phoenix, Arizona, on August 17.

Video taken Paul Fiarkoski shows flooding in the Phoenix Mountains Preserve.

The National Weather Service forecast continuing showers and thunderstorms Phoenix area on August 17 and 18, with the possibilities of flash flooding and localized heavy rain. Credit: Paul Fiarkoski IG: azwonders_com via Storyful

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