Flood damage seen around $400,000

A Vermont state official says recent heavy rains and flooding in the state have caused damage – mainly to local roads – that could reach the $400,000 mark.

Interview: Mark Bosma on the Vermont Yankee evacuation drill

During a drill held last month there were reported problems with radios used to communicate between a field office and a staging area for buses used to take people out of the danger zone. Mark Bosma is the Public Information Officer for the Vermont Emergency Management Agency and says, while it wasn’t perfection, things did go more smoothly this time around, when another drill was held yesterday.

Officials warn about possible flooding

With temperatures reaching the upper 50s today and rain in the forecast, emergency officials are warning of possible flooding. Some areas still have two to three feet of snow that could melt and add to rising rivers and streams.