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Northeast Flooding

United States flags and flowers stand in flood waters in the Island neighborhood of Trenton, N.J., today. (AP)
A street sign is almost engulfed as flood waters crest along the Delaware River today in Easton, Pennsylvania. Gov. Ed Rendell declared a disaster emergency yesterday in 46 of the state’s 67 counties. (Getty)
Downtown Easton, Penn. is facing major flooding for the third time in two years. South Third Street at Larry Holmes Blvd. is underwater in this view looking south from Third Street. ((Betty E. Cauler/TMC))
Evacuees rest at the Red Cross shelter in the G.A.R. High School in Wilkes-Barre, Penn., on June 28, 2006. Up to 200,000 people in the Wilkes-Barre area were ordered to leave their homes Wednesday because of rising water on the Susquehanna River, while communities farther downstream and along the Delaware River also braced for major flooding. (AP)
Small planes are clustered together after being towed to the only remaining dry land at Bloomsburg Airport in Pennsylvania. Floodwaters from the Susquehanna River continue to encroach on the airstrip. Although the rain has stopped, forecasters say more showers and thunderstorms could occur along the East Coast for the rest of the week. (Jimmy May / AP / The Bloomsburg Press Enterprise)
Fishing Creek and the Susquehanna River rise to cover the interchange at Routes 11 and 42 at the Bloomsburg Fairground in Pennsylvania. (Jimmy May / AP / The Bloomsburg Press Enterprise)
Floodwater from the Delaware River rises to the Third Street Bridge in Easton, Pa. The Pennsylvania National Guard, state police and the Coast Guard have launched search-and-rescue missions. Thousands in New Jersey, New York and Maryland have also been ordered to evacuate. (Matt Villano / AP / The Express-Times)
A fire truck is trapped by the rising water of the Unami Creek in Milford Township, Pa., on its way to a call this morning. (Steve Pestrock / AP / The Morning Call)
Businesses are inundated after heavy rains cause flooding in Reading, Penn. Gov. Ed Rendell declared a disaster. (William Thomas Cain / Getty Images)
A delivery truck sits in a parking lot partially covered in floodwater in Reading, Penn. (William Thomas Cain / Getty Images)
Firefighters rescue children trapped by floodwaters in the Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis Center in the Manayunk section of Philadelphia. (Matt Rourke / AP)
As water rises above the banks of the Schuylkill River Water Department, workers remove submerged sand bags for reuse. (Matt Rourke / AP)
Comcast Cable trucks sit flooded in the parking lot along the Schuylkill River in Reading, Pennsylvania. (William Thomas Cain / Getty Images)
A rescue boat maneuvers through the street along the Schuylkill River in Reading, Penn., as heavy rains caused flooding across the region. (William Thomas Cain / Getty Images)
Floodwaters flow down a street near Reading Community College. Rains have forced the declaration of an emergency in 46 of the Pennyslvania’s 67 counties. (William Thomas Cain / Getty Images)
Roger Hines wades through knee-deep floodwaters during the evacuation of Antietam Village Trailer Park in Funkstown, Md. (Ric Dugan AP/The Herald-Mail)
One of two tractor-trailers that washed away during a collapse of Interstate 88 in Unadilla, N.Y., rests against a bridge downstream on Back River Road. (Julie Lewis AP/Oneonta Daily Star)