And the kicker. This is the mall that's about 3 minutes from my house. This is absolutely ridiculous. No one's ever seen anything like it around here. So many businesses lost and people out of work. There are about 15 buildings in the vicinity as well that were flooded out (including our future pediatricians office, yikes!!!!).
Thankfully the waters have receded but the damage was done. It'll take a long time for the area to be the way it was again, there are so many condemned houses in our area due to the sewage that spilled over, the businesses may not all come back, who knows, there are roads STILL closed, bridges out, and so many people who have water damage aren't covered by insurance. FEMA only goes so far (if at all actually).
Thankfully no injuries or deaths reported, so in some ways we can count ourselves lucky.