Melvin Flores, 35, uses a pail to scoop floodwaters out of his utility room in his apartment after rain from Hurricane Irene, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, Little Falls, N.J. Flood waters rose all across New... more 
Melvin Flores, 35, uses a pail to scoop floodwaters out of his utility room in his apartment after rain from Hurricane Irene, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, Little Falls, N.J. Flood waters rose all across New Jersey on Sunday, closing roads from side streets to major highways as Hurricane Irene weakened and moved on, leaving 600,000 homes and businesses without power. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Julio Cortez
Sun, Aug 28, 2011 12:33 PM EDT