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Heavy rains cause flooding in Vermont

Toby Talbot / AP

Rene Crete looks over damaged cars at Buy Right Auto on Friday, May 27, in East Montpelier, Vt. Schools and roads are closed across central Vermont as heavy overnight rains caused flooding that overflowed riverbanks. A Vermont Emergency management official said early Friday almost 150 people were in three shelters in Barre, Montpelier and Berlin.The Vermont National Guard sent emergency response teams and high water vehicles to the area to help local and state emergency management officials. The flooding was caused by heavy overnight rains and more rain is forecast.

Toby Talbot / AP

A woman walks through a mud-covered street on Friday, May 27, in Barre, Vt. Schools and roads are closed across central Vermont as heavy overnight rains caused flooding that overflowed riverbanks. A Vermont Emergency management official said early Friday almost 150 people were in three shelters in Barre, Montpelier and Berlin. The Vermont National Guard sent emergency response teams and high water vehicles to the area to help local and state emergency management officials. The flooding was caused by heavy overnight rains and more rain is forecast.

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