Melting snow triggers Long Island flooding

Warmer temperatures led to melting snow that caused flooding in Shoreham, Long Island. (WABC)

Melting snow triggered some major flooding on Long Island and officials say this may just be the beginning.

Officials say a frozen field melted quickly in Wednesday's warm weather, sending run-off onto a neighborhood in Shoreham.

The water flooded several homes, doing severe damage to one building.
Emergency crews helped residents pump out their houses and dug a trench to divert the water out onto the street.

Officials say they expect more flooding as rising temperatures melt the winter's large snow pack.
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