Rain from tropical storm begins falling on Arizona
Tucson, Ariz. — A weakened Pacific storm appears to have spared Tucson from its line of fire, but it is slamming much of southern Arizona.
The National Weather Service said rainfall from remnants of Hurricane Odile had been hitting south and east of Tucson on Wednesday night.
Meteorologists said a flash-flood warning is in effect for Nogales, where a wash has already flooded a major street with several inches of water.
Nogales Mayor Arturo Garino said officials may evacuate two nearby trailer parks where about 100 families live.
Meanwhile, a flash-flood watch for Tucson that was to expire Thursday has been canceled.
Forecasters said there is a 40 percent chance of rain, but it won’t be the heavy showers originally anticipated.
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