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Arizona braces for rain, floods as remnants of Hurricane Odile hit
Arizona braces for rain, floods as remnants of Hurricane Odile hit

Residents in Southeastern Arizona braced for heavy rains and possible flooding Wednesday as remnants of Hurricane Odile began to sweep into the drought-plagued Southwest. In Tucson, some residents stocked up on sandbags, two school districts announced the cancellation of after-school activities, and the University of Arizona officials warned students that campus could be closed and classes suspended. Flash flood watches remain in effect for much of the region through Thursday with the National Weather Service urging residents to keep safe. “Remember: NEVER attempt to drive through flooded roadways and low-water crossings. Turn Around; Don't Drown!” the NWS Tucson...

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