2 Dead, More Than 100 Rescued in 'Historic' Flash Floods

A deadly flash flood in Maryland killed two people and stranded more than 100 over the weekend, leaving behind a scene of devastation in a historic Maryland town that officials say could take months to rebuild.
1:43 | 08/01/16

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Many along the eastern seaboard are waking up to a soggy mess this morning flooding power outages and soaking rains continued a very wet and in some areas deadly. Weekend Trent. Overnight drenching rain in the northeast. Water flowing through the streets of Paterson, New Jersey flash flooding triggered by downpours. Parts of the state receiving up to seven inches of rain. In just 48 apps. Those storms part of the same weather system that calls deadly flooding over the weekend in merit. Flash floods ripping through Ellicott city Maryland killing the the rushing water threatening to sweep this driver away one man tries to help her but is not Dan. Moments later the human chain for does that woman crawled out of her car finally pulled to safety. It's morning. Cleanup is underway cars stacked on top of each other buildings washed away ABC's Gloria Riviera is there the. This scene right here gives you a sense of the fourths of the flooding car flipped sideways a second one smashed into it. The smell of gas is in the air search and rescue are on the job 24 hours a day if it had never seen anything like it. And further sign of tragedy on the beach in the outer banks and lightening strike killing a five year old boy on vacation with his family. And right now I'm tracking the tropics a weather system in the Caribbean with a 70% Johnson becoming a named storm possibly heading. Into the Gulf of Mexico.

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