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Flash flooding covers Rogers Avenue and Main Streets in Ellicott City, Md., Sunday, May 27, 2018. Flash flooding and water rescues are being reported in Maryland as heavy rain soaks much of the state. (Kenneth K. Lam/The Baltimore Sun via AP)
Flash flooding covers Rogers Avenue and Main Streets in Ellicott City, Md., Sunday, May 27, 2018. Flash flooding and water rescues are being reported in Maryland as heavy rain soaks much of the state. (Kenneth K. Lam/The Baltimore Sun via AP)

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Flash floods rip through Ellicott City

Brown water rushed through Maryland's historic Main Street in Ellicott City, toppling buildings and upending cars, as the nearby Patapsco River swelled to a record-breaking level.

Flash floods rip through Ellicott City

Brown water rushed through Maryland's historic Main Street in Ellicott City, toppling buildings and upending cars, as the nearby Patapsco River swelled to a record-breaking level.