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More flooding threatens storm-weary East Coast

BOSTON (AP) - A second major storm in less than a month is drenching the East Coast.

Meteorologists are predicting potentially dangerous flooding Tuesday in the Northeast.

The National Weather Service posted flood warnings and advisories from Maine to the Carolinas, with as much as 5 to 7 inches of rain expected.

Police say standing water is pooling on roadways across the region, making driving treacherous. In some places, roads are closed.

Weather-related delays are averaging three hours at Newark Liberty International Airport, and two hours at New York's La Guardia Airport.

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has declared a state of emergency and mobilized National Guardsmen to be ready to assist.

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