December 18, 2014
The heavy rain continues in parts of the eastern United States, where the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida have been leaving streets flooded.
The governor of Virginia has declared a state of emergency, and officials in some areas urged people to stay home.
The desk clerk at a hotel in downtown Norfolk says she had to navigate around standing water during a morning commute that took twice as long as usual.
Emergency responders report people being rescued from their cars after being stuck in high water in southeastern Virginia. Officials warn that the flooding could continue through Friday evening.
In North Carolina, thousands of people lost power at some point. Flood warnings were posted from the mountains to the coast.
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