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Islip firefighters pump water from westbound Sunrise Highway after heavy rainfall during the morning forced its closure near Route 111 on Aug. 13, 2014.(Credit: James Carbone)

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Long Island flooded as more than 13 inches of rain falls

Between midnight Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2014, and 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, 13.27 inches of rain had fallen at Islip's Long Island MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma, the weather service said. That is a daily record for Aug. 13, according to Lauren Nash, a meteorologist at the service's Upton office.