At Least One Dead In New York Flooding:
From The Weather Channel:
At least one person is dead after heavy rain inundated areas of New York's Lower Hudson Valley region on Sunday, washing out roads and overwhelming vehicles to the point that drivers needed to be rescued.
More than a half-foot of rain fell in some areas, prompting a flash flood emergency.
Here's what's happening now.
(6:07 a.m. ET) More Than 8 Inches Of Rain In Some Spots
The U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, saw 8.12 inches of raining in a 24-hour period since yesterday morning. Almost 7 inches of that rain fell in just 3 hours, with a peak rainfall rate of 3.36 inches in one hour from about 2 p.m. to 3p.m. Sunday.
(5:45 a.m. ET) 200 Reports Of Flooding
There have been about 200 reports of flash flooding over the last 24 hours in the eastern U.S., from near the Canadian border in upstate New York and Vermont to eastern North Carolina. Parts of Pennsylvania were also hit hard.
(5:15 a.m. ET) Woman Drowns While Evacuating Home
One death has been blamed on the flooding. In Orange County, New York, a woman drowned while trying to evacuate her home, according to the Associated Press.