State avoids floods, but threat remainsJune 29,2013Vermont officials who were monitoring potential flooding are standing down.
Fears that heavy rains could cause damaging flooding across Vermont less than two years after Tropical Storm Irene turned out to be unfounded Friday morning.
The state reported that all state roads were open and no local road closures were reported.
The storm that officials feared would dump up to four inches of rain on parts of Vermont instead tracked west, causing damage in areas of central New York and in the Adirondacks.
In New York, severe flooding was reported Friday in the Mohawk Valley and the Mohawk River overflowed its banks about 60 miles east of Syracuse..MORE IN This Just InStaff Report Full StoryBy Brent Curtis Full StoryBy Erin Mansfield Full Story
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