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WATCH: Arizona monsoon rains cause floods, wind damage

Posted: 11:26 AM, Jul 19, 2016
Updated: 2016-07-19 17:26:37Z

Monsoon season is in full swing in the Southwest, and it recently caused some serious damage in and around Phoenix, Arizona.

Heavy rain and damaging winds have caused flooding and plenty of storm damage in the Phoenix area.

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Backyards and homes saw flood waters move in quickly.

The soft, saturated ground coupled with strong winds uprooted some trees and snapped others in half.

The latest forecast still shows monsoon moisture lingering through the end of the week and possibly into the weekend.

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