Remnants of Tropical Storm Rosa drench metro Phoenix area

  • Joel Negrete, 510 S. Avenue A, begins moving a trampoline that was once in his yard before the start of Sunday’s early afternoon rain storm. Tropical Storm Rosa neared Mexico’s Baja California on Monday, spreading heavy rains that were projected to extend into a drenching of the U.S. Southwest. (Randy Hoeft/Yuma Sun via AP)/The Yuma Sun via AP)

PHOENIX — Remnants of a tropical storm drenched parts of the desert Southwest Tuesday, slowing morning commute in metro Phoenix as authorities prepared for possible flash flooding in the city, central Utah and elsewhere.