Western Pennsylvania Floods

I spent so much time watching the news coverage of what Ivan was doing to our southern states that I completely missed the harrowing tales of what the storm was doing elsewhere, including my own hometown.

Visit here for a slide show of dramatic flood photos in Western Pennsylvania courtesy of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

President Bush on Sunday night declared 19 Pennsylvania counties a disaster area while Gov. Ed Rendell has activated Pennsylvania’s National Guard. Looking at those photos, I sure can see why. If you watch the slide show you see photos as dramatic as an entire farm so submerged by flooding that only the barn roof is visible from the air.

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