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With thoughts of rising water at the forefront of many minds, checking basement sump pumps may help prepare homeowners to deal with flooded homes.
The Huntington neighborhood, near the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, has flooded three times in the last 10 years, damaging cars and homes.
Heavy rainfall has caused streets to flood in low- lying parts of Ocean City and downtown Salisbury.
A D.C. councilmember is calling for the establishment of a relief fund for victims of flooding in the Bloomingdale neighborhood over the weekend.
The Washington region could be facing more flooding of the Potomac River, Chesapeake Bay, even the National Mall in a few years. Residents could also expect longer periods of drought and more severe storms.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved a grant of more than $1 million to elevate and protect 11 residences in Gloucester County from flooding.