Authorities in Phoenix Rescue Woman Trapped in Car in Flood Waters

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Heavy rains in Arizona have lead to heavy flooding across the state, including a 100-yard-wide swath of Narramore Road, seen here, leaving motorists stranded on both sides of the flooding, October 6, 2015, in Buckeye, Ariz. Ross D. Franklin/AP

Authorities in North Phoenix, Arizona, rescued a woman from her car after it became trapped in flood waters, 12 News reported on Tuesday morning.

The woman, who had not been identified, had been trapped in the vehicle for about 45 minutes, according to the news channel.

Three rescue workers helped to remove her from the car, and she was given a life vest and a helmet. One of the workers gave the woman a safety rope to ensure she was not swept away.

Watch Live: Water rescue in N. Phoenix. Person trapped in vehicle. https://t.co/v723XrB79n pic.twitter.com/uGcgMGqcyw

— CBS 5 News (@CBS5AZ) October 20, 2015

Phoenix saw severe thunderstorms and flooding over the weekend, which left thousands temporarily without power. A severe thunderstorm warning and flood advisory were briefly in effect.