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The United States
Hurricane Norbert caused 1-in-1,000 year rainfall event in Arizona. It was first designated a tropical cyclone by National Hurricane Center on September 2. The cyclone kept deepening. On September 6, Norbert was upgraded to a category 3 hurricane.
The affected areas included western Mexico, Baja, California Peninsula, and southwestern United States. In Mexico, roads were closed for three hours due to landslides. In Arizona, all flooded streets were closed in southern Phoenix. The death toll of Mexico and the US was 5, because of floodwater.