Williamstown was socked with vicious downpours overnight
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Other Vermont community in the meantime is cleaning up the damage after a devastating flash flood. Floodwaters swept through Williamstown overnight forcing a handful of that of that evacuations. And people who know a thing or two about flooding say they've never seen anything like what's been going on in the state over the past few months. Howard Jack Thurston has more from Williamstown. This is the Little League ball field here in Williamstown Vermont though it doesn't much look like it under all this water. You can see behind me the baseline the dugout home base all of it is just drowning under about a foot of water and thick thick mind. After the central Vermont community was shocked by intense flash flooding late Monday night and early Tuesday morning we had -- coming down. Rock coming down and union unit. Hendry do brain has lead to the center of Williamstown since the 1950. After three to five inches of rainfall. Pounded small area of Orange County over a few hours that 85 year old feared his hopes will be lost to this region broke. -- but. He's basement is now full month its -- it. Ukraine's just one of several victims of flash flooding who watched water -- into their homes and rip apart their yards for my -- player. It's gone for homeowners showed their losses to feed. Vermont governor Peter -- they were touring the town to assess damage left by this latest blow. It what's been the summer of powerful storms it's heartbreaking that we continue to get -- -- Vermont just can't take it. Some would expect the state to qualify for federal money to fix it's badly beaten public infrastructure. -- standards are different when it comes to defense helping private property owners catastrophic level damage widespread damage vs individual. Holmes and -- All around town Tuesday machines were -- As firefighters pump water from the lowest level of the life where. -- sprayed bullets from sidewalks and parking lots. Think branch was swamped silt and water swallowed this -- and twelve year old Dillon Benoit was helping clearly well. Well aware recovering from this next week takeaway well -- pretty now. -- know. And this community and so many others across Vermont are bracing for even more storm damage in messes like this because there's even more rain in the forecast. In Williamstown Vermont Jack -- -- any CN.