It's been five years since Hurricane Irene dumped its record rainfall over Vermont. Even though it was downgraded to a tropical storm by the time it hit the Northeast, bridge and road damage from Irene topped $700 million. Since then, the state has been trying to get towns and cities to plan for the next disaster.
So, is Vermont prepared for another flood?
Howard Weiss-Tisman from Here & Now contributor Vermont Public Radio reports.
This segment aired on August 29, 2016.