An Entire Summer’s Worth of Rain Fell on New York in Just a Few Hours

Mashable: The same unusually strong August storm system that brought five to eight inches of rain to the Detroit area on Monday night, paralyzing travel and flooding homes and businesses, dumped an entire summer's worth of rainfall on one Long Island town in just a few hours on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. In the New York City metro area early Wednesday, more than a foot of rain fell in just a few hours, causing extensive flooding on Long Island. As of 10 a.m. ET, Islip, New York had received 13.27......

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