Alabama residents uploaded videos of floodwaters and their effects as authorities said a child, an 18-year-old, and two adults died as a result of flooding.
"It was more amazing that she was able to get them both out because there is no access ladder out there," said Anthony Schmidtberg.
"You never know, particularly with the way the world is acting right now, when that flood is going to occur in your neighborhood," a FEMA spokesperson said.
Though Nicholas has been downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, it has caused massive damage along the Gulf Coast.
Tropical Storm Nicholas is set to batter Texas with hurricane-speed winds and flash flooding.
Many of the surviving rats are reportedly seeking safer ground inside people's homes and in city parks.
A Ewing Police Department officer stayed with the woman for over 20 minutes before they were rescued.
At least 10 people residing in illegal basement apartments died last week when New York City was hit with record rains and flash flooding.
"Without his help, I don't think she would've gotten out of the car," Darby Bauer, the couple's son, said.
The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee met to discuss funding for projects addressing climate change as natural disasters continue to plague the U.S.
"They had a total disregard for their own safety, and we're very lucky they were able to hold on the way they did," said Hopewell Township Police Director Bob Karmazin.
New York residents took to social media to document the historic weather event.
"As if doing too little is the responsible, adult thing to do?" the progressive congresswoman asked.
Road cleanup continues after the northeast was slammed by Tropical Storm Ida. The storm led to flash floods, power outages and road closures.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized anyone ordering deliveries, saying that: "If it's too dangerous for you, it's too dangerous for them."
Subways and apartments throughout the city's five boroughs were flooded by the massive storm that hit Wednesday night into early Thursday.
Storm Ida, which is now classified as a tropical depression, has caused severe flooding and devastation in several states over the last few days.
Storm Ida, which is now classified as a tropical depression, caused severe flooding and devastation in several states over the last few days.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city had been hit with "historic" weather and "brutal flooding," and told people to stay off the subways.
Storm Ida, which is now classified as a tropical depression, has caused severe flooding in several states over the last few days.
"The dam is performing as intended—water is flowing into the emergency spillway," PEMA spokesperson Ruth Miller said, but the water level prompted evacuations.
"Mother Nature has dealt us a tremendous amount of rain over the past 24 hours, and we have run out of options," the festival's organizers wrote.
The governor said that those who fled to avoid Hurricane Ida should remain where they are until it's safe to return home.
Ida, which was downgraded from a Category 4 hurricane to a tropical storm on Monday, is expected to continue losing strength but will remain a dangerous storm system as it moves across much of the Southeast and into the North.
Rainfall from Hurricane Ida could bring rain ranging from 2 to 5 inches Monday evening through Wednesday in Tennessee after recent flooding killed 20 people.
Fuel industry analysts predict an increase in gas prices due to the storm as the country heads into Labor Day weekend.
Thanks to several thunderstorms that swept through the state on Thursday and more storms expected Friday night, several areas are under the the threat of possible flooding.
"She just so happened to call the right person, because I'm the only person crazy enough to even try to do that," a Tennessee helicopter pilot said.
The National Weather Service in New Orleans has warned that "dangerous impacts will be possible" from Ida when it hits the U.S. on Sunday morning.