Ultimately the inspectors will decide if town’s hit hard by flood water should be declared disaster areas, making them eligible for federal aid.
Officials so far estimate at least 400 homes suffered flood damage.
The historic rainfall that hit western Suffolk County this week has left crater-like sinkholes in its wake and took an emotional and financial toll on homeowners.
A storm that dumped nearly an entire summer’s worth of rain in parts of the Tri-State area caused major flooding in some spots, stranding motorists and snarling the morning commute.
Motorists were still moving slowly as crews directed traffic through flooded out roadways in Bay Shore Wednesday afternoon.
Heavy rains and flooding were expected to make for a frustrating commute for the Tri-State Area on Wednesday morning.
CBS 2’s Dick Brennan, who was driving around in Mobile 2, said the off and on rain has been doing damage.
The AquaFence is water resistant and constructed of some of the strongest materials around.
A water main break caused a massive sinkhole to open up on a street in Fort Lee, New Jersey Monday afternoon.
A six-inch water main broke Saturday morning at Newark and Jackson streets.
A creative plan to alleviate flooding in Hoboken could help solve problems throughout the area.
A round of severe storms swept into the Tri-State Area Friday evening, bringing hail, lightning, and flooding that left cars submerged in at least one area.
Drenching downpours on Wednesday flooded out neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Queens and caused mudslides and washouts in Westchester, Long Island and New Jersey.
The New York City Office of Emergency Management said residents impacted by Wednesday’s flooding should contact 311 to report damage to their homes or businesses. New Yorkers can also report any damage at nyc.gov/311.
Flooding and other storm damage left by heavy rains Wednesday caused transit problems Thursday for commuters.