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The Nor'easter that drenched - and flooded - the Northeast with inches of rain has headed out. Many homes in the area were flooded and pummeled by winds; the NY Times adds that though the storm is gone, rivers are "still rising, swollen by the runoff of record rains." Residents in some suburbs were evacuated and thousands of people are without power: NY Governor Spitzer noted the devastation, while acting NJ Governor Richard Codey said that NJ "continues to operate under a state of emergency." Damages are expected to be in the hundreds of millions of dollars.

And in the city, amNew York reports that city workers "pumped water out of East River tunnels, cleared downed trees and cleaned out storm drains." The Mayor noted that the city weathered the storm pretty well, and the Office of Emergency Management said that some flooding was avoided by sandbagging parts of Seagate and the northeast Bronx.

One thing we do after storms is check the NYC Department of Environmental Protection's Current Reservoir Levels - we're currently at 101.4% capacity.

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