Persistent moderate to heavy rainfall has led to significant flooding in Delaware on Friday afternoon.
Our Severe Weather Expert Dr. Greg Forbes says that a small area of low pressure has contributed to the heavy rain in Delaware and adjacent parts of southern New Jersey, Maryland and southeast Pennsylvania. More than four inches of rain has been reported in Sussex County, Del. In addition to cars being trapped in high water, we’ve also seen some reports of water rescues in the region.
The photos below from social media show flooding in Delaware’s capital city of Dover.
@weatherchannel This is also Dover, DE. Ironically, it’s on Water Street. Photo from the @Doverpost pic.twitter.com/auyGz3g3Im
Unrest continued for the third night in Los Angeles as protesters against the Zimmerman verdict stormed a Wal-Mart, attacked bystanders and stomped on cars.
“People protesting George Zimmerman’s acquittal marched along Crenshaw Boulevard on Monday night, stomping on cars, chasing bystanders and storming a Wal-Mart,” reports the LA Times.
“Several protesters made their way into the Wal-Mart as guards scrambled to close security gates. A short while later, Los Angeles Police Department officers wearing helmets and carrying batons swarmed the store as others marched through the parking lot.”
Footage shows demonstrators attacking moving vehicles, as well as stationary police cars, in a flashback to scenes witnessed during the 1992 LA riots. Protesters also lit fireworks in the middle of the road and threw rocks at store fronts while lashing out randomly at people in the street.
Some of the protesters were seen wearing t-shirts featuring an image of George Zimmerman which read “Wanted Dead or Alive” with the last word crossed out.
Democrat wants National Guard troop response to gun violence. Photo: Muscatatuck Urban Training Center
Kurt Nimmo Infowars.com July 11, 2013
Rep. Monica Davis, a Chicago South Side Democrat, has demanded that the Governor of Illinois deploy the State Police and the National Guard on the city’s violence-wracked streets.
“I am requesting with this press conference that Gov. Patrick Quinn order the Illinois National Guard (and) the Illinois State Police (to) come to Chicago and work with our mayor Ron (sic) Emanuel to provide safety for the children, ” Davis told a local CBS news station.
“I’m calling for the National Guard to come to Chicago and ride up and down these streets,” she said.