Flood Waters Soak the US

Heavy rains cause dangerous conditions from Florida to Nevada.
1:53 | 08/05/14

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Right to those rescues overnight. Serious flash flooding from the west all the way south to Florida. Ginger has these incredible pictures. Astounding from Las Vegas all the way to Naples, Florida. It's a lot of rain, way too fast, but it's right outside of Las Vegas on U.S. 95 where the most dramatic story happened. They got to get out, man. They're going to get swept away. Flooding and a suspenseful scene on a Nevada highway. Get out. Reporter: Watch, one car surging toward that white prius. A woman trapped inside. Hurry. Reporter: A group of airmen passing by pulling the woman out just in time. They literally pulled over the top of the driver's deet to get her out. One man helping nearly swept away himself. The others saving him. Over an inch of rain most falling in just 15 minutes flooding Las Vegas streets. In Naples, Florida, water filling the runways the airport. Thunderstorms dropping more than 6 1/2 inches of rain, the wettest day on record. Four inches falling in just an hour. Water submerging vehicle after vehicle, the paddling, towing and sweeping. Workers using brooms to push the water back out of this restaurant. This hospital campus transforming into a lake complete with swimming fish. In Chicago overnight standing water shutting down this interstate. People abandoning their cars trudging through the floods on foot and now we go way west for more headlines. Not one but two tropical systems, Julio now a tropical storm and iselle. It's a category 3 hurricane headed towards Hawaii but fortunate Li able to hit quite a bit of cold water and will start to decrease its strength. For Thursday into Friday you could see winds up to 60 miles per hour.

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