In a city where it's not unusual for locals to don hip waders before heading out for a walk, recent rains have raised water levels above what even they are used to. Recent rains and higher than normal winds have combined to submerge over half the city. Flood levels reached more than 4.5 feet above normal. Officials fear that in January, when tides are expected to be higher already, the city may see water levels reach 5 feet. View photos of the floods.
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