Long Island gets over 12 inches of rain

Some stranded drivers have been rescued from flooded roads following a storm that dropped over 12 inches of rain on Long Island. Islip got an

Islip got entire entire summer's worth of rain

Islip got entire entire summer's worth of rain in one night.

ISLIP - Some stranded drivers have been rescued from flooded roads following a storm that dropped over 12 inches of rain on Long Island.

Islip got an entire summer's worth of rain in one night. The National Weather Service says that a normal total for June, July and August is 11.75 inches in the town.

News 12 Meterologist Rich Hoffman says over five inches of rain fell between 5 a.m. and 6 a.m. alone.

The Southern State Parkway was closed around Baldwin and about 20 miles east in Deer Park, where cars were stuck in a couple of feet of water.

AP wires were used in this report

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