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Floods from the Southwest to the Upper Midwest

Posted: 10:00 AM, Sep 08, 2016
Updated: 2016-09-08 16:00:22Z

It's been a warm, humid summer for most of the Midwest, and the monsoon in the Desert Southwest has been a healthy one with a fair amount of rain over the last few months.

That warm, humid air led to flooding in Milwaukee where cars trying to get through flooded roads became stranded.

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It was a similar picture as remnants of Hurricane Newton moved across Arizona and New Mexico.

Some places in the Southwest received months worth of rainfall in less than a day.

July and August were both especially wet for most of the United States, and it appears that trend is creeping into the beginning of September as well.

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