Record rain in Phoenix causes flooding, closures on freeways

However, Saavedra says he can't immediately confirm how many rescues were actually performed. He says that's because some stranded motorists leave their vehicles and make it to dry ground on their own.

ADOT is working to pump all of the flood water off and out of the freeways.

SR-51 is completely reopened.

Classes have been cancelled at Apache Junction High School, Mesa Community College, all schools in Roosevelt School District, Dysart School District, Palo Verde Elementary School, Imagine Schools, Legacy Traditional Schools, South Valley Arts/South Phoenix Arts and Prep School, Grand Canyon University, all AAEC schools, Phoenix Country Day School, Eagle College Prep Harmony Charter School, all schools in Washington Elementary School District, all District 1 schools, all Leadership Academy schools, Riverbend Prep Academy, St. Catherine of Siena School, all schools Liberty Elementary School District, all Litchfield Park schools, all schools in Fowler Elementary School District, all schools in Nadaburg School District, all schools in Littleton School District, all schools in Fowler Elementary School District, all schools in Pendergast Elementary School District, Buckeye Union High School, all schools in Creighton School District, Arlington Elementary School, Buckeye Elementary, Westland Academy, all Murphy Elementary Schools, Valley Lutheran at 7th Avenue and Camelback, all Villa Montesorri schools, all schools in Cartwright School District, all American Leadership schools, Tempe Prepatory Academy, all Phoenix Elementary School District schools, Sabis International School and Bourgade Catholic High School.

Arizona School of Massage Therapy and Steiner Institute of Esthetics are closed for the morning, but will be open in the afternoon.