Cars stuck in flooding on Interstate 10 around 43rd Avenue. Welcome to Phoenix, where a few inches of rain have pretty much turned the city into Atlantis. Rainfall records are on pace to be broken, schools have canceled classes, power outages are being reported, and cars are floating in the middle of the interstate. According to the National Weather Service, this is one of the wettest days ever recorded in Phoenix. As of 7 a.m., 2.83 inches of rain had been recorded at Sky Harbor airport. The one-day record is 2.91 inches, set in 1939. APS is reporting that 10,000 people are without power.