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New York Experiences Severe Flooding Following Tropical Storm Irene

Floodwaters surge across New York after Tropical Storm Irene pounded the state with rain and heavy winds -- inundating towns and turning normally quiet streams into raging rapids.

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Aug. 28: Zac Ailes, 11, observes this flooded creek in Putnam County,  N.Y. The creeks are normally bone dry in August.

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Aug. 28: This normally calm stream in the Hudson Highlands floods with water from Tropical Storm Irene.

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Aug. 28: Streams swelled with rainwater as Tropical Storm Irene rolled through New York.

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Aug. 28: Water threatens to flood homes in Hawthorne, N.Y. Flood warnings have been issued across the Northeast.

Michael Vigilio

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Aug. 28: Water floods the streets of Washingtonville, N.Y.

Tony Marrone

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Aug. 28: Cars are nearly underwater as flooding continues in Washingtonville, N.Y.

Tony Marrone

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Aug. 28: Water submerged parts of Washingtonville, N.Y. in Orange County.

Tony Marrone

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Aug. 28: Trucks drive across the closed Cross Bay Bridge entrance in Howard Beach, N.Y.

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Aug. 28: Flooded parking lot in Howard Beach, N.Y.

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New York Experiences Severe Flooding Following Tropical Storm Irene

Floodwaters surge across New York after Tropical Storm Irene pounded the state with rain and heavy winds -- inundating towns and turning normally quiet streams into raging rapids.

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