The Commercial Appeal
Severe flooding strikes Northeast
FORT PLAIN — Two people were missing after heavy rains inundated the northeast and led to severe flooding in some areas, officials said Saturday.
A woman in upstate New York’s Mohawk Valley is unaccounted for after her mobile home was washed away by rising waters Friday in Fort Plain, Police Chief Robert Thomas said.
In Pennsylvania, officials said an 86-year-old man was swept into a rainswollen creek while trying to retrieve an ATV.
Heavy rain fell Thursday and Friday.
More was expected in some areas Saturday, including northern Vermont, where the National Weather Service posted a flash flood warning for the Burlington area.
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