desert flash floods

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Want to know what a desert flash flood looks like? Here’s a great version of it, a couple storm chasers in Arizona captured this video of a creek bed going from empty to rapidly flowing in the space of a few minutes. Note that it isn’t raining on them, so there would be no warning of the flood at the location seen here until the water appeared.

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This does not seem like pleasant weather, but that’s what happens sometimes in the desert. Also consider this your monthly reminder for why you don’t drive through flooded streets.