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Flood waters wreak havoc in downtown Portland, Ind.

Rachelle Haughn / AP

Aerial photo shows parts of downtown Portland, Ind., which were underwater for most of Tuesday, March 1 as the Salamonie River spilled over its banks. Water rose throughout the day drowning city streets and flooding businesses and residences in the downtown following heavy rainfall Sunday and Monday.

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Portland firefighters help a couple from a car stranded in high water in Portland, Ind. on Monday, Feb. 28. Heavy rainfall Sunday night and Monday morning pushed the Salamonie River over its banks and into the downtown area, causing damage to dozens of businesses and homes.

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Mary Newton walks through her shop following flooding in downtown Portland, Ind., Tuesday, March 1. ater came into the town Monday afternoon leaving many businesses with a mess to clean up Tuesday.

Steve Garbacz / AP

Members of the Portland, Ind., Fire Department carry an inflatable raft down a flooded Indiana state Route 26, east of Portland, Ind., in response to a call from a motorist stranded in floodwaters from the Salamonie River.

Read the latest about the flood from here.