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.
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