Plaster and drywall had been pulled out after the 12 inches of floodwater receded. Items from the room next to the garage sat in the front yard. Exposed wooden beams were all that remained.
"Wow," McAuliffe said. "You gotta see it to believe it."
Dosmann, a battalion chief with the
"We were told we had a 2 percent chance of flooding," said Dosmann's wife,Beverly White. "Well, it happened."
McAuliffe spent the day touring several neighborhoods in
There's "not even a question" that the area crossed the
The governor said that about a thousand
"We are very vulnerable in this area to rain," McAuliffe said. "I encourage people to get flood insurance. It would be a wise investment."
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