|New York suburbs get entire summer's worth of rain|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
NORTH BABYLON, N.Y. — A record-setting rainstorm dumped more than a foot of water on parts of suburban New York in a matter of hours, turning highways into streams that stranded hundreds of drivers, flooded basements and caused at least one fatal crash.
“We’ve had another historic extreme weather event here,” Steve Bellone, the Suffolk County Executive, said at a news conference Wednesday outside the North Babylon firehouse where dozens of stranded drivers were brought for shelter during the height of the storm.
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