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Evacuations, rescues as 'historic' floods hit northeastern U.S.

15 August 2018

New Jersey declared on Tuesday as forecasts for further heavy rainfall posed new danger in some states. The National Weather Service issued new warnings for flooding in areas around Binghamton, New York, near the Pennsylvania border, and in New Jersey. Federal forecasters warned that areas in the region could see as much as 4 inches more rain on Tuesday. Both Pennsylvania and New York have already activated their emergency response centers for the storms.